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Auction 151, Lot 697

"Plan du Fort et de la Ville du Cap de Bonne Esperance", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cape of Good Hope, Southern Africa

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Suite de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages…

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 8.3 inches
26.9 x 21.1 cm

Detailed plan of the Dutch fort and settlement at the Cape of Good Hope showing the town and fort with a key at bottom listing fourteen important locations.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with faint offsetting from an opposing text page. There is a binding trim at left with an associated 1" binding tear that has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014