Maps, Africa, Cape of Good Hope, China, Canton, Carte De L'Ocean Oriental ou Mer des Indes
"Carte De L'Ocean Oriental ou Mer des Indes". Copper etching by Bellin, 1746. Modern hand coloring.
Map shows the Indian Ocean and surrounding countries. Notice the shape of eastern Africa with the Cape of Good Hope in the lower left corner. In the lower right corner is part of New Holland (Australia) and in the upper right corner is part of China with Canton. Notice the many small islands shown as well as the sea directions for early sailors.
Map has hardly visible folds to fit atlas size. Map is very clean. In lower left are a few rubbed spots. Map is otherwise in Almost Very Good condition.
34 x 48 cm ( 13.3 x 18.8 ")