Auction 148, Lot 697

"Carte de la Partie Septentrionale de la Presqu'ile de l'Inde en Deca du Gange", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Northern India

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 9.3 inches
34.5 x 23.6 cm

This striking map of central and northern India shows region names, rivers, mountains, and several towns and cities, including Bombay. Beneath the title cartouche, the Bouches du Gange ("Mouths of the Ganges") appear in the Bay of Bengal.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with a binding trim at left and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014

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