Auction 96, Lot 256

"Carte des Isles Canaries", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire generale des voyages

Color: Black & White

11.1 x 8 inches
28.2 x 20.3 cm

Delightful copper engraved map of the island chain. Delicately engraved French style title cartouche, compass rose and rhumb lines make this a very attractive map.


Condition: A

Closely trimmed at binding side and one tiny spot, else fine.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2001