Auction 117, Lot 778

"[Lot of 2] Inde, Asie Centrale [and] Die Geographisch-Statistischen Hauptmomente Indien's",

Subject: India

Period: 1857-70


Color: Hand Color

See Description

1) Inde. Asie Centrale. A map of India and Ceylon by Charles Lacoste, circa 1870. Illustrates the whole of India as well as Tibet and the western part of China. A view of Calcutta is inset at lower left. The map measures 12.3 x 16.5".
2) Die Geographisch-Statistischen Hauptomente Indien's. An interesting and detailed map of India and Ceylon by Justus Perthes, published in Gotha for Stieler's Hand-Atlas in 1857. The map extends to cover most of Burma (Myanmar), and illustrates the British Empire in South Asia. The map is inset with a plan of Delhi, as well as thematic maps for the primary languages spoken, military stations, population, religious missionaries and a plan showing the military strength during the Sepoy War of 1857. Map measures 15.9 x 13.1".



1) A - Very good with the usual slight toning.<br> 2) B - Map is generally good with minor fold separations reinforced with brown paper tape on verso and scattered foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006