Auction 145, Lot 739

"Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar. Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Oriental", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1740 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 9.7 inches
20.1 x 24.6 cm

Very decorative chart of the west coast of India and a portion of the southern coast of Persia, from C. Jaskes to C. Komorin. The chart locates the Maldives, the Laquedives, and major harbors, and is decorated with an ornamental rococo title cartouche with leaf and scroll motifs and a compass rose. It was published in Prevost's L'Histoire Generale Des Voyages.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/12/2013

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