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Auction 167, Lot 411

"Carte de la Baye de Saldana ou Saldane Dressee sur les Remarques des Navigateurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Saldanha Bay, South Africa

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages...

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8.1 inches
27.4 x 20.6 cm

This chart shows Saldanha Bay, which is just northwest of Cape Town in South Africa. There are soundings, safe anchorages, rocks, and several notations, including the location of "bad water" and the fact that the bay is devoid of any trees.


Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $85

Closed on 3/28/2018