Auction 137, Lot 776

"Hindoostan", Thomson, John

Subject: India and Sri Lanka

Period: 1817 (published)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 17.5 inches
39.4 x 44.5 cm

This detailed map of India extends from Pakistan in the west to Nepal, Bangladesh and the southern portion of Tibet in the east. A large inset map features Sri Lanka, the Isle of Ceylon. The towns, rivers and mountains of the region are depicted. Engraved by J. & G. Menzies.


Condition: B+

Original color and wide margins on heavy, watermarked paper, with an unobtrusive stain in upper-right corner. Some marginal soiling and a short centerfold separation at right, far from map image.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011