Auction 109, Lot 692

"Le Pays des Hottentots aux Environs du Cap de Bonne Esperance", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1754 (published)

Publication: Prevost's Allgemeine Historie…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

Interesting chart of the Cape of Good Hope from Saint Helena Bay to Mossel Bay. Dutch settlements are mostly confined along the coast and southern regions. The inland regions are depicted as deserts, savannas, forests and mountain ranges with tribal names indicated and a few Boer colonies. Title in both Dutch and French.

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Condition: B

Bottom margin trimmed to neatline with paper added to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/1/2004

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