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  ASIA 
 India 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Mogol Empire]
Partie de la Terre Ferme de L'Inde ou L'Empire du Mogol. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm. Small wormhole in wide margin.
Published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 8677]    £90.00 ($115 • €101 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature map of India]
Presque'Isle de l'Inde decale Golfe de Bengala Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Miniature map of India from the 'Description de l'Univers', with a decorative title cartouche.
[Ref: 11325]    £120.00 ($153 • €135 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century map of India]
Presque'Isle de l'Inde deca le Golfe de Bengala Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Miniature map of India from the 'Description de l'Univers', with a decorative title cartouche.
[Ref: 14831]    £110.00 ($140 • €124 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of India]
India intra Gangem. Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8921]    £140.00 ($178 • €157 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Southern India]
Carte Nouvelle Des Terres De Cucan, De Canara, De Malabar, De Madura, Et De Coromandel... Amsterdam, 1720, 380 x 440mm
India south of Goa, from Chatelain's 'Atlas Historique et Méthodique', with three text boxes giving particulars of the region and its divisions. Interior details include the Western Ghats and wild animals among the forests and hills. After a map by H.Reland (1676-1718) a Utrecht professor who specialised in Asian languages, geography and religions.
[Ref: 14840]    £250.00 ($318 • €281 rates)


BOUCHET, Jean-Venant. [Map of Southern India]
Sud-Theil von Indien Herwerts des Ganges Autore R.P. Ioan Venantio Buichet e. Soc. Iesu. Graz: c. 1728. Uncoloured. 220 x 240mm. A fine example with wide margins.
A scarce map of Southern India, one of the earliest printed maps to accurately show detials of the inland areas of Southern Deccan. Based on the explorations of the French Jesuit Father Jean-Venant Bouchet (1655-1732). Printed in Graz, Austria as part of Allerhand so lehr-als geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften und Reis-Beschreibungen, a book on Jesuit discoveries, edited by Josef Stocklein.
[Ref: 15624]    £340.00 ($433 • €382 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of the Mogol Empire]
Imperii Magni Mogolis sive Indici Padschach. Augsburg, c.1730. Bright original colour. 505 x 575mm. Narrow top margin.
A map of the empire of the Great Mogol, covering northern India up to Kandahar and Kabul, with Bengal and parts of Burma. The two illustrated cartouches (for title and scale) and the vignette ship show the quality of the impression.
[Ref: 16830]    £800.00 ($1,018 • €898 rates)


DE L'ISLE, Guillaume. [Southern India]
Carte des Côtes de Malabar et de Coromandel. Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, c.1740. Original colour. 470 x 585mm.
An attractive and detailed map of Southern India, marking prominent geographical features, towns and cities.
[Ref: 7696]    £450.00 ($573 • €505 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [The Mogol Empire in northern India]
Magni Mogolis Imperium. Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, c.1740. Original colour. 414 x 510mm.
A detailed map of the Mogul Empire, showing northern India, parts of Afghanistan and Bengal. It is based on information supplied by Sir Thomas Roe (c.1581-1644), ambassador to the emperor Jahangir between 1615-8. At a time that roads were not usually shown on maps, this marks his route to the court as a line of villages from Surat via Agra, Delhi and Lahore, through the Khyber Pass to Jalalabad and Kabul in Afghanistan. His route was a southern spur of the Silk Road, making this one of the few contemporary maps to include such information.
[Ref: 18850]    £440.00 ($560 • €494 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [View of Hoogly on the Ganges]
Ein Prospect der Stadt und Vestung Hougly, an den Fluss Ganges gelegen. Nuremberg, c 1741. 240 x 275mm.
A prospect of the town and fortress of Hoogly, located on the Ganges, from Heydt's 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book four years later, engraving his sketches himself.
[Ref: 17785]    £360.00 ($458 • €404 rates)


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