Auction 170, Lot 413

"Ville de Cartagene dans l'Amerique Meridionale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime...

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 8.6 inches
17.5 x 21.8 cm

This is a very uncommon small plan of Cartagena, the important hub of the Spanish empire in South America. The plan includes a key that identifies the important public buildings, churches and fortifications. The map is oriented with north in the bottom left corner.

References: Kapp (MCC-77) #95 (e).

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with soiling along the right edge of the sheet, well away from the image.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/14/2018