Auction 159, Lot 672

"The Coast of India from Gyants Point to Cape Rama, Comprehending the Coasts of Guzurat, Concan and Deckan, with the Gulf of Cambaya", Sayer & Bennett

Subject: Western India

Period: 1778 (dated)

Publication: The East-India Pilot, or Oriental Navigator...

Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 23.4 inches
45.5 x 59.4 cm

This sea chart details the western coastline of India from the Kathiawar peninsula to Cape Ramas in Goa. Key cities such as Surat and Bombay are noted, and the topography of the coastline is also depicted. Four coastal approach views are included. A detailed and uncommon chart.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.SAY-3a #45.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with faint damp stains at right, entering the image in the corners.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/14/2016