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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772).
Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique...
Engraved map with hand color in full.
Paris, 1754.
11 3/8” x 15 1/4” visible, 16 1/2” x 20” framed.
Attractive map of the islands of the Caribbean with the parts of the United States and Mexico that border the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, and the northern coastline of South America. Routes of several explorers are shown, including Cortez, Ponce de Leon, and Hernandez de Cordova, along with many coastal place names. A delicately engraved rococo-style title cartouche fills the upper right.

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