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ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Didier. [18th century map of India]
Indoustan ou Etats du Mogol. Paris, 1749. Coloured. 220 x 175mm.
A French map of the southern part of India, Sri Lanka and neighbouring islands. From Robert De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
[Ref: 14830]    £110.00 ($148 • €125 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [French chart of the environs of Mumbai]
Plan de Bombay et ses Environs... Paris, c.1760. Coloured. 230 x 180mm.
Map of Bombay (or Mumbai), India by Bellin. Shows the peninsula of Bombay as it was in the 1700s, divided into small islands including Salcet, Bombay and the Isle of the Jesuits. The fort and city of Bombay are depicted at the southern tip of the Island.
[Ref: 16530]    £285.00 ($383 • €324 rates)


RASPE, Gabriel Nikolaus. [Plan of the French fortress of Puducherry]
Grundriss des Französischen Haupt=Corntoirs Pondicheri in Ost-Indian, auf der Kuste von Coromandel. Nuremberg, Raspe, c.1760. Original colour. 230 x 370mm.
A scarce plan of the French fortress of Pondicherry (Puducherry), published in Raspe's 'Schau Platz des gegenwaertigen Kriegs' (Plates illustrating the Current Wars). Founded in 1674 and becoming the main French settlement in India, it became a target for the British during the Seven Years' War. Early in 1761 the British captured it but returned it under the terms of the 'Treaty of Paris', 1763.
[Ref: 14461]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of India]
Penisola di qua dal Gange anticamante India intra Gangem di più re. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of India, engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12984]    £680.00 ($915 • €772 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Indonesia]
Governo Dispotico. Imperio del Mogol anticamente India Vera. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the Mogol Empire engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 13009]    £425.00 ($572 • €483 rates)


DE L'ISLE, Guillaume. [Map of Southern India]
Carte des Côtes de Malabar et de Coromandel. Paris, Dezauche & Buache, 1780. Original colour with additions. 460 x 600mm.
An attractive and detailed antique map of Southern India, marking prominent geographical features, towns and cities.
[Ref: 12382]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [18th century map of India]
Stato del Mogol con L'Isole di Ceilan e Maldive. Venice, 1785. Original colour. 420 x 325mm.
India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives with an ornamental title cartouche. The map was issued in Zatta's Atlante Nuovissimo, a monumental 4-volume work and one of the last great decorative atlases.
[Ref: 14504]    £340.00 ($457 • €386 rates)


ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [18th century map of India]
Presqu'Isle des Indes Orientales, Comprenant L'Indostan ou Empire de Mogol... Paris: Antoine Boudet, 1784. Original colour with additions. 505 x 650mm.
Decorative map of India with a vignette scene with an elephant. The inset 'Entrée du Gange', shows the Hooghly River, one of the Ganges' distributaries, with Calcutta.
[Ref: 14134]    £425.00 ($572 • €483 rates)


HARRISON, JOHN. [A English map of India after D'Anville]
A Map of India, Drawn from D'Anville's two sheet map with improvements. London. 1788. Original colour. 535 x 640mm. Narrow margins top and bottom.
A map of India & Bengal with the coasts of Burma and north-western Thailand. Eight inset charts include the environs of Goa and the mouth of the Ganges.
[Ref: 15858]    £725.00 ($975 • €824 rates)


RENNELL, James. [Rennell's detailed map of Bengal and Delhi]
A Map of the North Part of Hindostan, or A Geographical Survey of the Provinces of Bengal, Bahar, Awd, Ellahabad, Agrah and Delhi. by Major James Rennel, F.R.S. Engineer. Surveyor General to the honourable the East-India Company. London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 730 x 105mm. Laid on canvas.
As Surveyor General to the East India Company Rennell's detailed maps of northern India were the important contributions to the cartography of the area. After his return from India his work on ocean currents, specifically the Gulf Stream, caused him to be described as 'the founder of oceanography' by Clements Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society.
[Ref: 13932]    £580.00 ($780 • €659 rates)


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