Auction 117, Lot 750

"Carte de la Mer Rouge depuis Moka jusqu'a Gedda", Apres de Mannevillette, Jean B. N. D.

Subject: Red Sea

Period: 1775 (published)

Publication: Le Neptune Oriental. . .

Color: Hand Color

26 x 19 inches
66 x 48.3 cm

Very interesting and detailed chart of the Red Sea from Al Mukha to Jeddah with rhumb lines, soundings, islands and shoals. Inset charts of Shake Omare, Goofs and Gedan border the map.

References: Phillips (A) #3165-26.

Condition: B

A small infilled hole near centerfold under title. Light crease on right side of map and a few very light spots of foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006