Auction 145, Lot 743

"Indes Ile. Feuille", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Indian Ocean

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 6/12/2013

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