"Carte des Provinces de Tabasco, Chiapa, Verapaz, Guatimala, Honduras et Yucatan", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Central America & Southern Mexico
Period: 1764 (circa)
Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime
Color: Hand Color
13.4 x 8.1 inches
34 x 20.6 cm
Nice detailed map of the Yucatan peninsula and northern Central America. Locates primary harbors, shoals and offshore islands including Cosumel, Ruatan and Bonacca. Guatemala is limited to a narrow strip along the Pacific coast and El Salvador has yet to be carved out of Honduras. Decorated with a fine title cartouche.
References: Kapp (MCC-103) #45 plate X.
Watermarked paper with light offsetting and toning.