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Auction 182, Lot 383

"Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: La Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

12.1 x 8.3 inches
30.7 x 21.1 cm

A handsome and detailed map of the Caribbean showing numerous place names and covering the region from St. Augustine, Florida, and the Florida peninsula, across the Gulf of Mexico and along the northern coast of South America. An attractive rococo-style title cartouche floats in the upper right corner.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #10:I [47]; Phillips (A) #638.

Condition: B

On watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold and sheet edges. There are archival repairs to a couple of small separations along the centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 4/28/2021