"Indes Ile. Feuille", Bonne/Lattre
Subject: Indian Ocean
Period: 1770 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes…
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 11.5 inches
41.4 x 29.2 cm
This great chart of the Indian Ocean shows Sri Lanka, the southern tip of India, and a small portion of Sumatra and Thailand. There is good detail of the islands in the Indian Ocean, including the Lakshadweep Islands, the Maldives, the Nicobar Islands, and a number of other small islands. The map is embellished with rhumb lines and trade wind arrows. Title above upper neatline.
Original color on watermarked paper with wide margins. There is a faint damp stain along centerfold at bottom and a small area of paper weakness along centerfold towards bottom of map.