Auction 114, Lot 618

"Magni Mogolis Imperium", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: South Asia

Period: 1672 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 11.3 inches
35.1 x 28.7 cm

Centered on India, but extending to include Persia, east to the Ganges and north to well above Lahor. Great detail of mountains and rivers, walled cities, villages, temples, etc. Very decorative title cartouche plus distance cartouche with mermaid and mermen. Based on Blaeu's map of the same region.

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Condition: B

Issued with narrow margins, binding trim touching neatline at lower right.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006

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