"Premiere Partie de la Carte d'Asie contenant la Turquie, l'Arabie, la Perse, l'Inde en deca du Gange et de la Tartarie ce qui est limitrophe de la Perse et de l'Inde", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Subject: Southern Asia
Period: 1751 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
30.7 x 30 inches
78 x 76.2 cm
Two sheets, unjoined, which make of a fine chart of the region of Southwestern Asia. Includes from Turkey through the Black and Caspians Seas to Tibet and south to include the Arabian peninsula and all of India. Fine detail throughout including the Maldive Islands. A very large, uncolored, title cartouche takes up the entire Arabian Sea and incorporates four Asian figures.
Lightly toned, darker along folds, and light foxing in margins with a few tiny spots within the map.