Catalog Archive
Auction 176, Lot 309

"Carte des Bayes du Mesle des Flamands et de Cavaillon dans l'Isle de St. Domingue", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Haiti

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

13 x 8.7 inches
33 x 22.1 cm
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This nice charts focuses on the Baie des Flamand and Baie du Mesle on the southwestern tip of Haiti. The chart shows soundings and anchorages and is embellished with a decorative cartouche, rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lys orienting north to the top right.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1897.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a bright sheet with a large medallion watermark bearing the letters "SI?" and a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 2/12/2020