Auction 130, Lot 737

"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

Size:
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 wind heads above.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and lovely original color with minor marginal soil.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/2/2009

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