"Presqu'Isle de l'Inde deca la Gange, ou sont les Royaumes, de Decan, de Golconde, de Bisnagar, et le Malabar", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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 depicted 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.
Fine impression and color. There are a couple of minor spots in the bottom margin.