Auction 104, Lot 554

"Carte des Costes de Perse, Guzarat et Malabar…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: India and Pakistan

Period: 1773 (circa)


Color: Black & White

7.7 x 9.5 inches
19.6 x 24.1 cm

Dutch edition of this charming map of the west coast of Iran, Pakistan and India from C. Jaskes to C. Komorin. Includes a good depiction of the Maldives. The very large title cartouche features a fanciful seahorse and a merman. Engraved by J. van Schley.


Condition: A

Overall very good. Binding trim with tiny tear extending to the neatline. Light ink smudge in Dutch title at bottom.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/10/2003