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Auction 182, Lot 403

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"Plan du Port et du Carenage de Cariacoua Situe dans la Partie du Sud de l'Isle de St. Vincent", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Vincent

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.6 x 6.6 inches
21.8 x 16.8 cm

This attractive bird's-eye plan shows the town of Calliaqua (Cariacoua) at the southern end of St. Vincent. Two "proposed forts" are depicted, as well as soundings, shoals, and a location suitable for anchoring both small and large vessels. The tiny island just south of Young Island, here called Le Grand Islet, later became the location for Fort Duvernette.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #10:I [100]; Phillips (A) #638.

Condition: B

On a watermarked sheet with scattered foxing, minor offsetting, and light toning along the centerfold. Dampstains are confined to the left and right sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $18

Closed on 4/28/2021

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