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Auction 167, Lot 225

"Carte Reduite de l'Isle d'Antigue Dressee au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Antigua

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise…

Color: Hand Color

16.4 x 22.3 inches
41.7 x 56.6 cm
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Fine, large-scale map of Antigua provides detailed information on the roads, topography, parishes, towns, settlements, soundings and anchorages. It is decorated with a large, floral-garland draped title cartouche and rhumb lines. Engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine in map and Prix. Dix huit Sols at bottom right.

References: Tooley (MCC-55) #29.

Condition: B+

On sturdy paper with minor soiling, a faint damp stain at bottom right, some foxing confined to the bottom blank margins, and several edge tears that enter 1/2" or less into image at the sides that have all been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/28/2018