Auction 156, Lot 744

"Coste Occidentale d Afrique, Depuis le Detroit de Gibraltar...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 9.8 inches
20.1 x 24.9 cm

Map of the northwestern coast of Africa covering from the Strait of Gibraltar to just below the Cape Verde Islands. There is a wealth of information along the coastlines. Embellished with a compass rose and decorative title cartouche featuring leaf and scroll motifs.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and color on paper with bunch of grapes watermark. Issued folding with faint offsetting and a binding trim at bottom left that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $70 - $85

Sold for: $35

Closed on 2/17/2016

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