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Auction 161, Lot 704

"Hindoostan", Thomson, John

Subject: India, Sri Lanka

Period: 1813 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.9 x 17.9 inches
60.7 x 45.5 cm

This uncommon and detailed map of India extends from Pakistan in the west to Nepal, Bangladesh and the southern portion of Tibet in the east. A small inset map features Sri Lanka, the Isle of Ceylon. The towns, rivers and mountains of the region are well depicted. This unusual edition has two additional maps to the right of the main map image showing the course of the Ganges River.


Condition: B+

Minor extraneous creasing adjacent to the centerfold and faint offsetting primarily in the right third of the image.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/8/2017