Auction 110, Lot 616

"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.


Condition: A

Remargined at left. Folds reinforced with tissue on verso.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/2/2005