Auction 97, Lot 442

"Islands in the Indian Ocean", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Indian Ocean

Period: 1835 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.4 x 12.1 inches
39.1 x 30.7 cm

Interesting sheet containing eleven small maps of the various island groups. This is one of the few 19th century maps to provide detail of some of these islands. Includes: Madagascar; Amirantes; Seychelle Archipelago; Socotra; Rodrigue or Diego Ruys; Chagos Group; Keeling Isles; Mauritius and Bourbon; Lakadive and Maldive Islands; Nicobar and Andaman Islands; and Kerguelen or Desolation Island.


Condition: B

Faint foxing.

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 12/5/2001