Auction 103, Lot 534

"[Lot of 2] Plan du Fort et de la Ville du Cap de Bonne Esperance [ and] Jardin de la Compagnie au Cap de Bonne Esperance", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1764 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

Nice pair of maps featuring detailed plans of the Dutch fort and settlement at the Cape of Good Hope. First (10.2 x 8.2") shows the town and fort with a key at bottom listing fourteen important locations. Second (11 x 7.2") is a detailed plan of the formal gardens built by the governors of the Dutch East India Company. Titles in both French and Dutch. Engraved by J. Van Schley.


Condition: A+

Crisp impressions with minor surface soil in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 6/11/2003