Auction 443 / Lot n° 2

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas (1703-1772) - Le Petit atlas maritime: second volume contenant l’Amerique Meridionale e ses details (solo secondo volume). Paris: 1764. A interesting collection of 91 plates from the renown maritime atlas by Bellin. Among the best maps are the worldmap, the map of the Americas and the numerous maps of South and Central America. 4to (325 x 235mm). Engraved title, index and 91 engraved maps numbered 1-89 + 39 bis and 61bis (small wormtrack to bottom margin of some central leaves, not touching plates, light waterstain to top margin of final leaves and some other light occasional stains). Contemporary calf with the gilt arms of France, red edges (some wear to edges and spine ends).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 2,000 - 3,000€

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