Auction 98, Lot 240

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

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.9 inches
30.5 x 20.1 cm

Great view of the island showing mountains, roads, towns, forts, anchorages and dozens of place names. Decorative rococo-style cartouche at top.


Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression with very nice color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/6/2002