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Auction 174, Lot 768

"Coste Occidentale d'Afrique, Depuis le XIe Degre de Latitude Meridionale, Jusqu'au Cap de Bonne Esperance...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1739 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 9.8 inches
26.4 x 24.9 cm
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Covers the southwestern coast of Africa extending from Benguela to the Cape of Good Hope, presenting coastal detail only. The map extends west to include St. Helena island. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche and a compass rose.


Condition: A

Issued folding on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with minor offsetting and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/11/2019