"Carte de l'Ocean Oriental, ou Mer des Indes…", Bellin/Van Schley
Subject: Indian Ocean
Period: 1747 (circa)
Publication: Historische Beschryving der Reizen
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 13 inches
39.4 x 33 cm
A fine, copper engraved, sea chart covering from eastern Africa through to Western Australia. Great detail of the islands and coastlines. Rhumb lines, fleur-de-lis, and delicate title cartouche make this a very attractive map. Title in Dutch at bottom.
Remargined at left. Folds reinforced with tissue on verso.