Auction 159, Lot 667

"[On 2 Sheets] Carte de l'Inde Dressee pour la Compagnie des Indes", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: India

Period: 1752 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

41 x 19.4 inches
104.1 x 49.3 cm

This impressive, large-scale map covers all of India and Sri Lanka with fine coastal detail. Includes excellent detail of the river systems, several inland routes, and pictorial topography. Augmented by 8 inset maps including a large Entree du Gange with numerous soundings and shoals identified. Adorned by a decorative title cartouche and six distance scales. Printed on four sheets of heavy paper, joined in two horizontal segments.


Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with faint offsetting, a few minor spots, and light toning along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/14/2016