Auction 165, Lot 689

"A Map of the Countries Round Surat and Bombay in the East Indies...", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Western India

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 7.2 inches
23.4 x 18.3 cm

This charming little map depicts a portion of the western coast of India, including the cities of Surat, Mumbai, and Aurangabad to name a few. Rivers and topography are well represented, and many trails are shown leading north and east from Surat. Adorned by a decorative title cartouche, scale of miles, and compass rose. Issued in the October 1759 edition of London Magazine.

References: Jolly #LOND-176.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint offsetting and an extraneous crease along the left fold.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2017