Auction 102, Lot 476

"A Map of the Coast of Malabar Madura and Cormendel", Churchill, John

Subject: India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: A Collection of Voyages and Travels

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 11 inches
34.5 x 27.9 cm

Handsome map including the tip of India and a part of Sri Lanka. The interior is filled with exotic animals, the sea is full of sailing ships, as well as two compass roses with rhumb lines and a very decorative title cartouche and distance scale. This map was included in Volume II to accompany "Mr. John Nieuhoff's Remarkable Voyages & Travels to Brasil and the East Indies."

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Condition: B

Damp stained into map image at bottom, still an attractive map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/5/2003

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