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Carte du Golphe de Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique.


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.
Item Number: RS2038
Cartographer: Jacques Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1754/1760
Size: 14 3/4" x 10 3/4"
Condition: b&w; old folds; small repaired puncture hole in the lower left quadrant (in the Yucatan)
Price: $435.00