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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 ($182 • €162 rates)

AA, Pieter van der. [A scarce Dutch map of the Mogol Empire]
Royaume du Grand Mogol avec tous les Pays qui en dependent, suivant les Relations des plus fideles Voyagueurs nouvellement donne au Public... Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, c.1714. Coloured. 295 x 355mm.
Van der Aa's edition of William Baffin's map of Northern India and today's Pakistan and Kashmir.
[Ref: 19336]    £400.00 ($521 • €463 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 ($326 • €289 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 ($443 • €393 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]    £650.00 ($847 • €752 rates)

DE L'ISLE, Guillaume. [18th century map of 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]    £350.00 ($456 • €405 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 ($573 • €509 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 ($469 • €417 rates)

Anonymous. [A view of the French East India Company's warehouses at Pondicherry]
Vue des Magazins de la Compagnie des Indes a Pontichery, de l'Amiraute et de la maison du Gouverneur. Paris, c.1760. Original colour. 260 x 425mm.
A vüe-d'optique of the warehouses of the French East India Company in Puducherry. The view is engraved in reverse for use in a zograscope, an optical device that used mirrors and lenses to create perspetive.
[Ref: 18871]    £275.00 ($358 • €318 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 ($521 • €463 rates)

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