1758 Bellin Antique Map of Guadeloupe Islands, Caribbean, West Indies

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

This beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe was engraved in 1758 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published for Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1780. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early  
Colors used: - Pink, green, yellow  
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 15in x 10in (380mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 13in x 9in (330mm x 230mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None