Auction 103, Lot 469

"Penisola dell'Indo di qua del Gange, e l'Isola di Ceilan nell' Indie Orientali…", Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria

Subject: India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1692 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm

Fine, graphic map of India below the Tropic of Cancer, with insets of Ceylon and Trincomalee. The map is engraved in Coronelli's bold style with mountains and great detail filling the interior. The insets are enclosed in decorative borders and the map is further embellished with a coat of arms held aloft by a cherub.

References:

Condition: B

A few ink smudges and printer's creases. Very minor toning and professional repair along centerfold.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

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