Auction 122, Lot 806

"Carta delle Isole di Comora Johanna o Anjuan Mohilla o Moaly e Mayota", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Comoros Islands

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.7 x 8.3 inches
24.6 x 21.1 cm

An uncommon map of the Comoros islands, located in the Madagascar Channel, between Africa and Madagascar. The chart details the islands of Grand Comore, Moheli, Anjouan and Mayotte, with notes on anchorages and the small amount of knowledge of the islands at the time.


Condition: B+

A sharp impression on laid paper with folds as issued. Binding trim nearly to neatline at lower left with a tiny binding tear into neatline.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/5/2007