Auction 156, Lot 722

"Carte des Isles Maldives, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Maldives

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.1 x 8.6 inches
15.5 x 21.8 cm

This attractive map of the island chain southwest of Sri Lanka is decorated with rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a fancy cartouche.

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Condition: A

Marginal soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/17/2016

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