Auction 145, Lot 766

"Carte de Toutes les Isles Connues a la Coste de Zanguebar et Madagascar que l'on Trouve dans la Route de l'Inde...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1752 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 9.3 inches
28.4 x 23.6 cm

This chart focuses on the numerous islands off the southeastern coast of Africa, including Madagascar, the Comoros Islands, Reunion and Mauritius, and the Seychelles. The coastline of Mozambique is also shown. There is good detail of shoals, rocks, and other navigational hazards.

References:

Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 6/12/2013

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