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Auction 177, Lot 585


"Oriens Persia, India &c.", Cellarius, Christophorus

Subject: Middle East & Central Asia

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Antiqua et Nova...

Color: Hand Color

12.1 x 8 inches
30.7 x 20.3 cm
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This copper engraved map covers the region from the Middle East through Arabia, Iran, and India to the Sinum Gangeticus (Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea). There are plenty of place names and good topographical detail. Engraved by William Henry Toms. From John and Paul Knapton's English edition of Cellarius' Geographia Antiqua et Nova...

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #211-28; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CELL-4a.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with minor toning.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $65

Closed on 4/29/2020