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