"Carta del Golfo del Messico e dell' Isole Antille", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Period: 1781 (dated)
Publication: Teatro della Guerra Marittima e Terrestre
Color: Hand Color
14.5 x 10.5 inches
36.8 x 26.7 cm
Attractive map of the islands of the Caribbean with the parts of the United States and Mexico that border the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the northern coastline of South America. Many coastal place names are identified. A delicately engraved rococo-style title cartouche fills the upper right. An Italian edition of Bellin's work published in Teatro della Guerra Marittima e Terrestre, which was an atlas to accompany V.A. Formaleoni's Storia delle Rivoluzione dell' America Inglese.
Issued folding, now flattened, on paper with a large "W" watermark and minor marginal soiling.