Auction 150, Lot 591

"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: Hand Color

Size:
9.9 x 8.6 inches
25.1 x 21.8 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.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on a watermarked sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/17/2014

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