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Auction 195, Lot 305

"Carte de la Baye de Baston Situee dans la Nouvelle Angleterre", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime…

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.4 inches
16.5 x 21.3 cm
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The complex nature of the islands, waterways and navigation hazards leading to Boston are illustrated on this small chart. The cities of Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Weymouth, and Hingham are shown and the chart is embellished with rhumb lines and a fleur-de lys.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3508, v. 1 #30.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean sheet of watermarked paper with contemporary color.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 11/15/2023