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Auction 165, Lot 362

"Les Petites Antilles ou les Isles du Vent, avec Celles de Sous le Vent", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique...

Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 9.6 inches
34.5 x 24.4 cm
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Nicely engraved map depicting most of the Lesser Antilles from Anguilla to Grenada, including the Windward and Leeward Islands. Scope extends to include Trinidad and the northern coastline of South America. Bellin published two maps showing the Lesser Antilles; this is the larger double-page map. Four distance scales. Finely engraved by Andre.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1964.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a deckle-edged sheet with a hint of toning along the centerfold and light, marginal soiling.

Estimate: $180 - $210


Closed on 11/15/2017