Auction 90, Lot 292

"Set of twelve maps",

Subject: India

Period: 1831-35 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 15.5 inches
31.8 x 39.4 cm

Complete set of 12 maps showing all of India under the Raj. The first being a general and index map of the subcontinent, the rest cover the country in much more detail. All are crisp steel engravings with fine hand coloring (wash in seas) and keyboard style borders. Probably the most detailed 19th century maps of India.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/15/2000

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