Auction 140, Lot 725

"Carte de la Mer Rouge depuis Moka jusqu'a Gedda", Apres de Mannevillette, Jean B. N. D.

Subject: Red Sea

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Le Neptune Oriental

Color: Hand Color

26.3 x 19.3 inches
66.8 x 49 cm

This very interesting and detailed chart depicts the Red Sea from Al Mukha to Jeddah with rhumb lines, soundings, islands and shoals. Inset charts of Shake Omare, Goofs and Gedan border the map.


Condition: B

Watermarked paper with a 4.5" abrasion in the Red Sea to the left of Bahala, some light scattered staining in the image, and a small centerfold separation at top that does not enter the image.

Estimate: $200 - $275


Closed on 5/23/2012