"Carte des Costes de Perse, Gusarat, et Malabar. Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Oriental...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Southern Pakistan & Western India
Period: 1740 (dated)
Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 9.6 inches
20.1 x 24.4 cm
This decorative chart of the west coast of India and a portion of the southern coast of Persia covers from C. Jaskes (Jask) to C. Komorin (Kanyakumari). The chart locates the Maldives, the Laquedives, and major harbors, and is decorated with and a compass rose and an ornamental rococo title cartouche with a leaf and scroll motif.
A crisp impression, issued folding on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark, minor offsetting, and marginal soiling.