Auction 134, Lot 663

"Carte des Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: India

Period: 1733 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 17.3 inches
56.4 x 43.9 cm

A striking map of southern India showing the Malabar Coast, the Gulf of Cambay and the mouth of the Ganges. It extends to the Lakshadweep Islands, a portion of the Maldives and the northern tip of Sri Lanka. Cities, trade routes and topography are detailed with notes on the Dutch and English colonies along the coast. A pair of deftly engraved compass roses and a decorative cartouche complete the composition.

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Condition: A+

Sharp impression and lovely original color.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/1/2010

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