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Lot 0002
  • Map: Carte de l'Ocean Occidental
  • Cartographer: Bellin / vander Schley
  • Place & Date: the Hague / 1746/1747
  • Size: 17 3/4" x 12 3/4"
  • Condition: b&w; overall age toning, folded as issued

    Bellin's superb North Atlantic sea chart for the Histoire Generale des Voyages, reengraved by vander Shley for the Dutch edition of the influential collection of travel narratives. The chart encompasses parts of four continents—Europe, Africa, North and South America—and all of the Caribbean islands, and is crisscrossed by rhumb lines radiating out from the central compass rose. The west African bulge is dominated by the exquisite title cartouche. A beautifully detailed and engraved chart, in a very well preserved exemplar.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada/Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New YorkNew York

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    Bellin/vander Schley: Antique North Atlantic Chart 1746

    Estimate $80 - $90Feb 15, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert