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Auction 118, Lot 831

"Presqu'Isle de l'Inde deca la Gange, ou sont les Royaumes, de Decan, de Golconde, de Bisnagar, et le Malabar", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: India

Period: 1699 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.4 inches
24.9 x 18.8 cm

Striking map of southern India, with a portion of Sri Lanka shown as well as a bit of the Maldives. The Malabar Coast is detailed in inset. The map is filled with details and place names, including the Coromandel Coast, Cape Comorin and more. It is decorated with a lovely, wreathed cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/6/2007

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