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  • Title/Content of Map: Carte du Golphe de Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique
  • Cartographer: Jacques Bellin
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1754/1760
  • Size: 14 3/4" x 10 3/4"
  • Condition: b&w; old folds as published; small repaired puncture hole in the lower left quadrant (in the Yucatan)

    A strong, dark impression of Bellin's beautifully engraved map of the West Indies and Gulf Coast from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential Histoire Generale des Voyages. The highly detailed map includes the routes of the conquistadors Ponce de Leon, Hernandez de Cordoba, and Cortez, as well as a delightful scrollwork and floral cartouche.

    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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  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w; old folds as published; small repaired puncture hole in the lower left quadrant (in the Yucatan)?

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    Bellin: Antique Map Gulf of Mexico & West Indies, 1754

    Estimate $70 - $80Jan 10, 2018
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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