Auction 161, Lot 456

"Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Carthagene et Nouvelle Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia & Panama

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 8 inches
26.2 x 20.3 cm

This map of Columbia and the Isthmus of Panama is meticulously engraved with good detail of towns and topography. The map extends to include Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It is based on the cartography of D'Anville and is decorated with a baroque cartouche.

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Condition: A+

A nice impression on paper with a cross in a circle watermark.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/8/2017

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