Auction 104, Lot 552

"A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of the Great Mogul, together with India on both sides the Ganges and the adjacent Countries", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: South Asia

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 13.7 inches
42.4 x 34.8 cm

Very detailed copper engraving that is centered on the mouth of the Ganges. Includes all of India, Ceylon, Siam, Laos, Cambodia, part of Tibet, and Malaysia to just above Singapore. Extensive notes discuss production of diamonds and gems, cinnamon and pearls in the area. Decorative cartouche and compass rose.

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Condition: A

Very lightly toned, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/10/2003

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