Auction 169, Lot 191

"Carte de la Nouvelle Georgie", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Southeast United States

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

5.9 x 8.3 inches
15 x 21.1 cm

This uncommon small map depicts the coastline from St. Augustine to St. Helena Sound and inland as far as Augusta. The boundary between Georgia and Florida is shown as of 1738. There are only a few settlements and one road connecting Augusta, Savannah, and St. Augustine. Simple title block and fine fleur-de-lis topped compass rose are the only embellishments.

References: Cumming (SE) #344; Phillips (A) #3508-38; Tooley (MCC-96) #849.

Condition: A+

A nice impression on a clean, bright sheet.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/12/2018