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Auction 118, Lot 804

"Carte de la Coste d'Arabie, Mer Rouge, et Golfe de Perse", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 9.5 inches
19.8 x 24.1 cm
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This is a Dutch version, engraved by J. van Schley, of Bellin's map of Arabia and the Red Sea. The emphasis is the coastlines and the interior is primarily left blank. This map is more elaborately decorated with a flourishing title cartouche and a compass rose. The Dutch title is in the bottom margin.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2007