Catalog Archive
Auction 177, Lot 733

"[Lot of 2] Hydrographie Francoise. Recueil des Cartes Marines Generales et Particulieres ... Premier Volume [and] ... Second Volume", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1772 (dated)


Color: Black & White

14.7 x 20.8 inches
37.3 x 52.8 cm

An attractive pair of French title pages from this important marine atlas. Both sheets are identical, except for the volume number, and are decorated in picture-frame style borders in a military and nautical theme.



The first is near fine with a minor dampstain in the lower blank margin (A). The second has been pasted on a larger sheet of old paper with some soiling and light extraneous creasing (B+).

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/29/2020