Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 283

"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
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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.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light offsetting and toning.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/11/2019