"Carte Reduite de l'Isle de la Jamaique pour Servir aux Vaisseaux du Roy…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1753 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francoise Recueil des Cartes Marines Generales et Particulieres
Color: Hand Color
34.2 x 21.2 inches
86.9 x 53.8 cm
A very large and handsome chart filled with rhumb lines and centered on a eight-point compass rose. Jamaica is very detailed and divided into parishes. Features topography and many coastal place names. Large decorative rococo-style cartouche. Includes photocopy of the title page.
References: Phillips (A) Vol 2, #590-70; Kapp (MCC-42) #66.
Great impression and coloring on a full sheet of thick hand laid paper with full margins.