Auction 136, Lot 712

"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: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographische Historiche Beschryvingh der vier bekend Werelds-Deelen…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.7 inches
24.9 x 19.6 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 and Cape Comorin. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter.

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Condition: A

There is a minor paper flaw in the blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/1/2011

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