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Auction 118, Lot 835

"Carte des Costes de Perse, Guzarat et Malabar…", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Asia - Southern

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

Dutch edition of this charming map of the Arabian Sea with the coasts of Arabia, Iran, Pakistan and India from C. Jaskes to C. Komorin. Includes a good depiction of the Maldives. The very large title cartouche features a fanciful seahorse and a merman. Engraved by J. van Schley.


Condition: B

Binding trim replaced in right bottom margin, with repaired 1" binding tear.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2007