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Auction 174, Lot 719

"Carte de l'Inde Dressee pour la Compagnie des Indes", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: India

Period: 1752 (dated)


Color: Black & White

41 x 34.8 inches
104.1 x 88.4 cm
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This impressive, large-scale map covers all of India and Sri Lanka with fine coastal detail. The map includes excellent detail of the river systems, several inland routes, and pictorial topography. It is 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.


Condition: A

A sharp impression on watermarked paper. There is faint offsetting and a binding trim at lower left.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/11/2019