Auction 123, Lot 723

"'T Half Eilandt van Indien… Reyken van Decana, Golconda, Bisnagar, en Malabar", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: India

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.6 x 7.5 inches
24.4 x 19.1 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 an 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.

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Condition: A+

Excellent impression on a sound sheet of laid paper.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/20/2008

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