Auction 156, Lot 697

"Oost-Indize Scheeps-togt, door Edward Terry uyt Engeland Gedaan, na Zuratte, Mogol en Bengale", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Northern India & Bangladesh

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication: Naauwkeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Landreysen…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 6.1 inches
23.6 x 15.5 cm

This map was created to show the areas in India and Bangladesh where chaplain Edward Terry resided from 1616-19. Terry was appointed chaplain at the moghul's court in 1616 on behalf of the London East India Company, and wrote of his experiences in India upon his return to England. The map shows a number of towns and rivers, including the mythical Chiamaeus Lacus with four rivers flowing south. The title cartouche features several galleons engaged in battle. This map was published in van der Aa's compilation of early voyages of exploration.

References: cf. Shirley (BL Atlases) G.AA-1a #82.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with attractive color on watermarked paper with wide margins and light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/17/2016

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