Auction 167, Lot 232

"Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S Marthe et Venezuela pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia & Venezuela

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.6 x 7.7 inches
29.5 x 19.6 cm

This map is roughly centered on Lago de Maracaibo and includes portions of Colombia and Venezuela, as well as the islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. Margarita, Trinidad, and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements are noted along the coast, including Cartagena, Santa Marta, Maracaibo and Coro. Decorated with a simple floral cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding and now flattened on a sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark. There is very light toning along one of the folds and light marginal soiling.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/28/2018

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