Auction 123, Lot 720

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

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 9.5 inches
19.6 x 24.1 cm

A 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 and the Laquedives. The very large title cartouche features a fanciful seahorse and a merman, with dragonfly-winged windheads above.


Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color. The lower left binding side has paper added to facilitate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008