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Auction 94, Lot 361

"Calecut Nova Tabula", Gastaldi, Giacomo

Subject: India

Period: 1548 (published)

Publication: La Geographia

Color: Black & White

6.8 x 5 inches
17.3 x 12.7 cm
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The first 'modern' printed map of India. The subcontinent is depicted in a very narrow form with the northern parts of India not shown. Most of the island of present-day Sri Lanka, here called "Ceilam" is included.


Condition: B

Toned on centerfold with a couple of worm holes, else very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/7/2001