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Auction 94, Lot 215

"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Meridional…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: South Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Depot de la Marine

Color: Hand Color

34 x 21.4 inches
86.4 x 54.4 cm
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Handsome sea chart of the Southern Atlantic with a near complete South American continent (south of the Amazon River) and South Africa included. Detail is largely confined to the coastlines. Rhumb lines and a large compass rose make this a very attractive large chart. Original outline color with a fully colored title cartouche and compass rose.


Condition: A

A couple of tiny spots, but unusually fine condition for such a large sea chart.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/7/2001