Auction 156, Lot 701

"H Koninkryk van Guzaratte met d'Engte van Cambaya...", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Western India

Period: 1710 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.9 x 5.9 inches
22.6 x 15 cm

This map of the region surrounding the Gulf of Khambhat was created to illustrate some of the Portuguese possessions in India, ruled by Governor Nuno da Cunha from 1528-38. The map extends as far northeast as Mandsaur and as far south as the area around Mumbai. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche. This map was published in van der Aa's compilation of early voyages of exploration.

References: cf. Shirley (BL Atlases) G.AA-1a #23.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/17/2016

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