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Auction 118, Lot 510

"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Meridional Contenant Toutes les Costes de l'Amerique Meridionale depuis l'Equator jusqu'au… les Costes d'Afrique qui leur sont opposees…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: South Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34 x 22 inches
86.4 x 55.9 cm

Handsome sea chart of the Southern Atlantic with a near complete South American continent (south of the Amazon River) and South Africa included. Detail is largely confined to the coastlines. Rhumb lines and a large compass rose make this a very attractive large chart. The Prime Meridian is shown through l'Isle de Fer, I'Isle de Teneriffe, London and Paris.

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Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/6/2007

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