Auction 127, Lot 726

"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: 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.


Condition: A

Fine impression and color. There are a couple of minor spots in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/25/2009