"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: 1760 (circa)
Color: Black & White
7.8 x 9.6 inches
19.8 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.
Issued folding on a bright sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark, minor offsetting, and a binding trim at bottom left that has been replaced with period-correct paper.