Auction 165, Lot 379

"Carte des Provinces de Caracas, Comana, et Paria Situees dans l'Amerique Meridionale, pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Venezuela

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.6 x 7.8 inches
29.5 x 19.8 cm

Delicately engraved map of the northeastern part of Venezuela, including the islands of Margarita, Trinidad and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements along the Venezuelan coast are noted, including Valencia, Caracas and Cumana. The map is adorned with a rocco-style title cartouche, and longitude is given in upper border from the Isle de Fer and below from Paris.

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Condition: A

A sharp impression on watermarked paper with some minor creasing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/15/2017

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