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Auction 164, Lot 290

"Carte de la Baye de Baston Situee dans la Nouvelle Angleterre", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm

The complex nature of the islands, waterways and navigation hazards leading to Boston are illustrated on this small chart. The cities of Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Weymouth, and Hingham are shown and the chart is embellished with rhumb lines and a fleur-de lys.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3508-30.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with a few faint spots in the image and light toning confined to the sheet edges.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/13/2017