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Auction 164, Lot 324

"Port et Ville de Charles-Town dans la Caroline", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Charleston, South Carolina

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

5.9 x 8.3 inches
15 x 21.1 cm

Fine, early plan shows the fortified town of Charlestown bounded by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Today's Patriot's Point on Mt. Pleasant is here called le Marais (the marsh). The fortification at Fort Johnson, which protects the town and harbor, is prominently delineated.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3508-37; Cumming #343.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning confined to the sheet edges.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/13/2017