Auction 125, Lot 846

"Carte des Isles Maldives…", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Indian Ocean, Maldives

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 8.5 inches
15.2 x 21.6 cm

This is a great map of the island chain is decorated with rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a fancy cartouche. Dutch title below: Kaart der Maldivise Eilanden.

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Condition: A+

Fine original color.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/24/2008

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