Auction 146, Lot 672

"Carte de la Coste d'Arabie Mer Rouge et Golfe de Perse Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Oriental...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1740 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.9 x 8.7 inches
25.1 x 22.1 cm

This attractive map of Arabia and the Red Sea emphasizes the coastlines and the interior is primarily left blank. The shoals and navigational hazards in the Red Sea and the pearl banks off the coast of Bahrain are also noted. The map is nicely decorated with a title cartouche and a compass rose.

References:

Condition: A

Slight offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/4/2013

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