Auction 113, Lot 365

"Carte de l'Ocean Meridional…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: South Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.5 inches
45.7 x 34.3 cm

Attractive chart of the South Atlantic delineated with rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a beautiful title cartouche. A good portion of the coastlines of South America and Africa are shown with major port cities named. The Prime Meridian is shown through l'Isle de Fer and the Meridian of Paris is also shown.

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Condition: B

Small blue ink smudge at lower right, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/7/2005

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