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Auction 101, Lot 472

"Carte Reduite d'une partie des Costes Occidentales et Meridionales de l'Afrique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southwestern Africa

Period: 1754 (dated)


Color: Black & White

21.5 x 35 inches
54.6 x 88.9 cm
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Large sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa extending from just above C. Frio to the Cape of Good Hope. Three inset shipboard coastal views and a very large decorative title cartouche. Reissued by the Depot de la Marine, circa 1775.


Condition: B

A few minor spots. Backed on newer linen with a few places lifting from backing.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/4/2002