Auction 96, Lot 226

"Carte de l'Isle de la Martinique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.8 inches
30.5 x 19.8 cm

Attractive map of the island fully engraved to indicate the mountainous terrain and showing roads, ports, towns and shoals. Decorative title cartouche and fleur-de-lys.


Condition: B

Trimmed close for about 1" at binding side and some foxing just barely entering the map.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/12/2001