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Auction 151, Lot 670

"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.


Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014