Auction 106, Lot 503

"A Chart of the Coast of Cormandel and the great Bay of Bengal", Senex, John

Subject: India & Burma

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 18.8 inches
56.9 x 47.8 cm

Sea chart of India's east coast, the Bay of Bengal, Burma's west coast and the Andaman Island. The map uses the new projection by Dr. Edmond Halley. Decorated with three compass roses and rhumb lines.

References: Phillips (A) #3298.

Condition: A

Slight toning along centerfold and a couple of tiny tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004

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