Auction 134, Lot 662

"Carte du Golfe de Bengale, Mer des Indes, et Riviere du Gange…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: India

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 11 inches
34.5 x 27.9 cm

This is a finely engraved map of India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) including the Maldives and Andaman islands. There are soundings noted along the east coasts of India and Sri Lanka in the Gulf of Bengal. India is shown with its major kingdoms and there is more detail along the coastlines than in the interior.

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Condition: A

Minor fold separations have been repaired with archival tape, else fine with a lovely impression.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/1/2010

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