Auction 154, Lot 674

"Plan de Goa", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Goa, India

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 8.3 inches
35.1 x 21.1 cm

A lovely bird's-eye view of Goa, with north oriented to the bottom. The view shows the streets, buildings, and surrounding area with a numbered key at right. The coastline is filled with ships, and a pair of elephants are shown on the docks. This map appeared in Tome VIII of Abbe Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages, which was published in 20 volumes.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with attractive color and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/16/2015

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