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Lot 0091
  • Map: Petites Antilles ou Isles du Vent 3e. Partie
  • Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1764
  • Size: 13" x 8 3/4"
  • Condition: outline and wash color; light overprinting of cartouche; minor browning along outer edges of wide margins

    Part III of Bellin's detailed map of the Lesser Antilles, featuring the Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St. Martin, St. Barts, Saba, St. Eustace, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, Antigua, and Barbuda, with the colonial power in possession of each island identified. A superb Virgin Islands and Leeward Islands map from Bellin's influential Petit Atlas Maritime.

    Jacques-Nicolas Bellin(1703-1772) was a French cartographer, hydrographer and geographer. Born in Paris, Bellin was a member of the French intellectual group, the philosophes, a member of the Academie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. His career spanned over five decades in which he produced a large number of maps for the Dépot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine.

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  • Condition

    outline and wash color; light overprinting of cartouche; minor browning along outer edges of wide margins?

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    Bellin: Antique Map of the Virgin Islands, 1764

    Estimate $135 - $150Sep 23, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert