Auction 151, Lot 659

"L'Inde de ca le Gange, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: India

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 8.9 inches
29.7 x 22.6 cm

This attractive map of the sub-continent is dense with interesting detail. Political divisions, towns and cities, rivers, and topographical detail are shown. The Lakshadweep archipelago and the northern part of Sri Lanka appear. At bottom right, a striking, pictorial cartouche features an Indian village with houses of worship and elephants.

References:

Condition: A

A dark impression with a few tiny, unobtrusive spots and toning confined to the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/19/2014

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