Auction 148, Lot 733

"Coste Occidentale d'Afrique Depuis le Detroit de Gibraltar…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1738 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 9.8 inches
19.8 x 24.9 cm

Map of the northwestern coast of Africa covering from the Strait of Gibraltar to just below the Cape Verde Islands. There is a wealth of information along the coastlines. Embellished with a compass rose and decorative title cartouche featuring leaf and scroll motifs.

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Condition: A

Issued folding and now flattened with very faint toning along one fold.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014

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