Auction 116, Lot 796

"Carte de l'Isle Madagascar Dressee au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1765 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
35 x 21.5 inches
88.9 x 54.6 cm

This scarce, large-scale chart of Madagascar has super topographical detail, soundings, anchorages and place names. An inset "Carte de l'Isle de Madagascar et du Canal de Mozambique" is at top right. This is a Depot de la Marine issue with Prix. Cinquante Sols at bottom right.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/20/2006

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