"Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar. Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Oriental...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Southern Pakistan and Western India
Period: 1740 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 9.8 inches
20.1 x 24.9 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.
A clean, bright example. Issued folding on watermarked paper with a hint of offsetting and a binding trim at left that has been replaced with old paper.