Martinique Caribbean 1758 Bellin island decorative map lovely hand color
Martinique Caribbean 1758 Bellin island decorative map lovely hand color Martinique Caribbean 1758 Bellin island decorative map lovely hand color
$ 150.00

Carte de l'Isle de la Martinique pour servir a l'historie generale des voyages.

(North America, Caribbean, Martinique, Lesser Antilles).

Issued 1758, Paris by M. Bellin.

Pleasing mid-18th century engraved map, with lovely hand color. The scroll cartouche and measurement lines impart a unique visual quality.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Original fold lines as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 9 3/4"H x 13 1/8"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 7 3/4"H x 12"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.

[R20081].