Catalog Archive
Auction 194, Lot 349


"Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S. Marthe et Venezuela, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia & Venezuela

Period: 1754 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.6 x 7.7 inches
29.5 x 19.6 cm
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This map is roughly centered on Lago de Maracaibo and includes portions of Colombia and Venezuela, as well as the islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. Margarita, Trinidad, and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements are noted along the coast, including Cartagena, Santa Marta, Maracaibo and Coro. Decorated with a simple floral cartouche. Alternate Dutch title below map: "Kaart van de Procintien Cartagena, S. Martha en Venezuela." Engraved by Van Schley.


Condition: A+

A crisp impression on a bright, watermarked sheet.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $49

Closed on 9/13/2023