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Auction 179, Lot 392

"Environs de Leogane et du Port au Prince dans l'Isle de St. Domingue", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

14.1 x 8.8 inches
35.8 x 22.4 cm
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This chart shows the coastal area around Port-au-Prince extending to Leogane. There is good detail of the surrounding topography, villages, and roads. Embellished with a lovely rococo-style title cartouche, fleur-de-lis, rhumb lines, soundings, and anchorages.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1890.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright, watermarked sheet with light toning along the edges.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/16/2020