Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1760

1760 Nautical Chart of Grenada in the Caribbean Sea

Carte de l'Isle de la Grenade. Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de La Marine. Pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy…

DESCRIPTION: Large antique French sea chart of the island of Grenada in the Carribbean Sea. Dated within the decorative title cartouche to 1760. Coverage includes several of the smaller islands and islets in the Grenadine's chain: Carriacou, Round Island (Isle Rond), l'Islet de la Tante, Islet de Levera, Islet de Mileu, Islet de Haut. By Jacques Bellin of the French Depot de la Marine.

This edition of Bellin's chart of Grenada lacks the circular logo of the Depot de la Marine at bottom right, the "No. 82" at top right, and the price. Contains an attractive inset elevation view of the approach to the north end of the island showing le Grison, l'Islet Rond, Islet de la Tante, la Pointe Percee, and Cape David.

Noted features of this large navigational chart include Cape David, Cape de la Grenade, Poine de la Grande Riviere, Pointe du Fort Jendy, Pointe des Salines, Piton (peak) de Levera, Sauteurs, the Bourg du Grand Marquis, Victoria, Gouyave, and the town of St. George ( Fort Royal ). Soundings and anchorages are shown for the vicinity of St. George's.

CREATOR: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1760

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Grenada

BODY OF WATER: Caribbean

CONDITION: Good.  One large sheet of heavy paper with a strong impression. Wide Margins.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 22 " x 35 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 51

PRICE: $975

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