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BLACKIE. [19th Century map of Hindoostan]
Hindoostan. Glasgow, c. 1846. Original outline colour, 395 x 335mm.
Map of India or Hindoostan with a colour-coded key giving details of British possessions, lands under British protection, Portuguese possessions and independent territory. Includes inset maps of Ceylon and of the Mouth of the Hoogly.
[Ref: 16941]    £120.00 ($161 • €136 rates)


TEESDALE, Henry. [A military map of India in the 1840s]
India from Authorities Principally for use of the Officers of the Army of India, 1846. London: Teesdale, c.1846. Original colour. 660 x 450mm. Narrow lateral margins, laid on canvas.
A map of India marking the possessions of the various European powers, with the British areas in red. The roads, of importance to any army, are included.
[Ref: 17999]    £360.00 ($484 • €409 rates)


HOBBS, John Stratton. [A detailed chart of the Bay of Bengal]
A Chart of the Bay of Bengal, from False Point to Cheduba Island, with a Plan of the Port of Aktab and the Aracan River &c. Revised from the late Surveys by J.S. Hobbs, F.R.G.S. Hydrographer. London, Charles Wilson, 1850. Touches of original colour. 650 x 940mm, backed on canvas with publisher's title label. Dated iin title altered to 1880 in mss, ink.
A detailed chart of the Bay of Bengal from Chilka Lake east to Manuag Island in Burma. The focus is on the channels through the Sundarbans, including the entrances to the Hoogley River, the route to Calcutta, the main city of British India.
[Ref: 17540]    £800.00 ($1,076 • €909 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Decorative map of Southern India]
Southern India. London, J. & F. Tallis, c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 240 x 350mm.
Southern India, also including Ceylon, with six vignette scenes, including the Government House at Calcutta and the tomb of Sultan Mahomed Shah.
[Ref: 17733]    £180.00 ($242 • €204 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Northern India]
Northern India. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 320 x 250mm.
A detailed map of Northern India, also including Nepal and Bhutan, with six vignette scenes, including a tiger hunt.
[Ref: 17747]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)


BERGHAUS, Dr Heinrich. [19th century map of India]
Volker-karte der indischen welt. Gotha: J. Perthes, 1852. Original colour. 350 x 420mm.
Detailed map of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Includes dialtects, languages and ethnicities. From Dr. Heinrich Berghaus' Physikalischer Atlas.
[Ref: 17389]    £120.00 ($161 • €136 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Nineteenth century map of India]
India London, George Cox, 1852. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 290 x 360mm.
Map of India (with Ceylon) with a list of European territories, British Possessions, States under British Probection and Independent States.
[Ref: 17153]    £85.00 ($114 • €97 rates)


ABINGTON, G. [A 'bird's-eye view' map of India]
Abington's Panoramic View of India. London: G. Abington, c.1857. Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 535 x 340mm. Backed with restorer's tissue to strengthen folds.
A separate-issue elevated 'view' of India and Sri Lanka, with towns and physical features shown in profile including, in the far north, Kabul and the Himalayas. Underneath is a letterpress list of distances between Delhi and other cities, including Kabul. Abington was a news-seller in Shoe Lane, off Fleet Street. His forays into map publishing seem to be limited to this and 'Abington's Panoramic View Map of Delhi', showing the city under siege in 1857, during the India Mutiny.
[Ref: 16778]    £1,000.00 ($1,345 • €1,136 rates)


ABINGTON, G. [The Siege of Delhi, 1857]
Abington's Panoramic View Map of Delhi and the Surrounding Country. London: G. Abington, c.1857. Tinted lithograph with hand finishing. Printed area 410 x 480mm. Some restoration, backed on canvas.
A separate-issue elevated 'view' of Delhi under siege by the East India Company troops in September 1857, part of the Indian Rebellion. It shows the British camp on the Delhi Ridge, and the assault on the Selimgarh Fort, captured on the 16th September. Underneath is a list of distances between Delhi and other cities, including Kabul. Abington was a news-seller in Shoe Lane, off Fleet Street. His forays into map publishing seem to be limited to this and 'Abington's Panoramic View Map of India', capitalising on the public thirst for information about the Mutiny.
[Ref: 16502]    £3,250.00 ($4,371 • €3,692 rates)


CARPENTER, William. [View of Benares]
Benares London, ILN, 1857. Chromolithograph, image 230 x 330mm.
View of Benares (Varanasi), a city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, from a drawing by William Carpenter (1818-1899). Carpenter spent several years travelling around India in the 1850s painting scenes and portraits. He left India for England and sold reproduction rights to his paintings to the Illustrated London News, which published them as India descended into the chaos of the Mutiny of 1857. When Carpenter had a one-man exhibition of 275 paintings in 1881 all of the paintings were purchased by the new Victoria and Albert Museum.
[Ref: 16986]    £125.00 ($168 • €142 rates)


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