Auction 139, Lot 664

"Nouvelle Carte d'une Grande Partie de la Presqu'Isle des Indes en de ca du Gange…", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Southern India

Period: 1737 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 14 inches
26.2 x 35.6 cm

This map of southern India is divided into regions and extends to include part of Sri Lanka (Ceylan). A legend at bottom left identifies "important locations," the residences of princes and governors, churches and temples. The map is based on manuscript charts by Jesuit missionaries and the Jesuit symbol is included in the cartouche. Engraved by Delahaye.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with light offsetting and a faint damp stain in Malabar towards the bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/15/2012