Cayenne French Guiana Atlantic Ocean 1753 Bellin old antique color mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Carte de L'Isle de Caienne
et de Ses Environs
(Cayenne, French Guiana, northern South America)
Issued Paris, 1753 by J.N. Bellin.
Fine and interesting mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Bold large compass rose with fleur-de-lys above and radiating rhumb lines impart a dramatic visual quality.
Sheet remains well preserved, clean, near superior visual example.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 12" x 9 3/4"
Printed area measures c. 11" x 8 1/2"
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 116.