Auction 139, Lot 662

"De Rievier van Suratta", Valentyn, Francois

Subject: India

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication: Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 11.5 inches
38.1 x 29.2 cm

This navigational chart centers on the Tapti river, which empties into the Arabian Sea. Along the river lies the city of Surat (or Suryapur), with its fortress overlooking the river. The map also features a compass rose and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

Strong impression on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/15/2012

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