Auction 160, Lot 437

"Carte de l'Isle de Caienne, et de ses Environs", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: French Guiana

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 8.6 inches
28.7 x 21.8 cm

Attractive chart of the coast of French Guyana locating the important fortifications and natural harbor of Cayenne. It is decorated with a fine title cartouches and a compass rose. Dutch title at bottom: Kaart van het Eiland Cayenne, en Omleggende Plaatzen.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened on watermarked paper with hint of toning along the folds, light toning along the edges of the sheet, and a few faint spots of foxing in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 11/16/2016