"La Partie Francoise de l'Isle de Saint Domingue", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1764 (circa)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Hand Color
13.7 x 8.5 inches
34.8 x 21.6 cm
This is a copper engraved chart detailing the western half of the island (Haiti) while it was under France's domination. Abundant place name detail is noted along the coastal region while the interior's topography and watershed are nicely developed. Rococo-style title cartouche, rhumb lines, compass rose, and fleur-de-lys decorate the chart.
A nice impression with wide margins, faint offsetting, and an unobtrusive spot at bottom center.