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Auction 95, Lot 191

"Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie pour servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Lucia

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 7.8 inches
30 x 19.8 cm

Crisply engraved map with much detail of this island in the Windward group. Scores of detail around the island and filled with topographical features inland. Old Fort Francois is located, but no town or village is shown. Decorative title cartouche and fleur-de-lis with north oriented to the left.


Condition: B

Light toning at center fold and a printer's crease in cartouche.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/13/2001