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Auction 171, Lot 373

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

Subject: Grenada

Period: 1760 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Black & White

22.1 x 35 inches
56.1 x 88.9 cm
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Large-scale sea chart of this mountainous island in the Windward Islands with great detail of the roads, villages, and ports. Above the decorative title cartouche is a profile showing the coastline from Le Grison to Cap David. Rhumb lines radiate across this handsome chart.

References: Tooley (MCC-62) Grenada #9.

Condition: A

On a bright sheet with a bit of faint scattered foxing. There is a narrow, but adequate, left margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/6/2019