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Auction 173, Lot 185

"Plan de la Baye et Ville de Portobelo en 1736", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Portobelo, Panama

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 7.4 inches
32.5 x 18.8 cm

This attractive chart shows Portobelo, the important Spanish port city on the northern coast of Panama. Numerous soundings are located, and a key at right identifies important locations. The chart is surrounded by a boldly engraved border. Not in Kapp's carto-bibliography of Panama.


Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with a few minor spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/5/2019