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RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of the Mughal Empire]
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 MughalEmpire 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 ($515 • €464 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 ($485 • €436 rates)

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [18th century French 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: 18651]    £475.00 ($576 • €518 rates)

RENNELL, James. [An impressive 18th century wall map of India]
A New Map of Hindoostan from the latest Authorities, Chiefly from the Actual Survey made by Major James Rennell, Surveyor General to the H.ble East India Company, of the Bengal Provinces, and of the Countries lying between them and Dehly: the whole exhibiting All the Military Roads and Passes as wall as the most accurate Division of the British Possessions in the East Indies. London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1200 x 1440mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A huge map of India incorporating Rennell's landmark mapping of Bengal. However of equal interest are the borders settled after the Treaty of Seringapatam ended the Third Anglo-Mysore in 1792, only two years before this map's publication. Areas of Mysore (which is marked as the 'Dominions of Tipu Saib' are coloured to denote their transferal to the control of the East India Company.
[Ref: 16014]    £2,500.00 ($3,030 • €2,728 rates)

VAN RYNE, Jan. [18th century prospect of Mumbai]
Bombay on the Malabar Coast belonging to the East India Company of England. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Coloured. 270 x 400mm. Narrow left margin.
A view of Mumbai from the sea, with the East India Company fort, the custom house and the Church of St Thomas. From a painting by Jan van Ryne from the 1750s.
[Ref: 18980]    £900.00 ($1,091 • €982 rates)

SINGLETON, Henry. [The assault on Seringapatam, 1799]
The Assault and Taking of Seringapatam on the of May 1799. Major General Baird having divided his force into two divisions, one under the command of Colonel Sherbrooke and the other of Colonel Dunlop, the troops ascended the breach under a heavy fire, when the latter officer was severely wounded, but though vigorously opposed, both divisions, were completely successful. Dedicated by Permission To His most Gracious Majesty George III King of the United Kingdoms of Great Britain & Ireland, &c.&c.&c. By His Majesty's most dutiful servants. Anth.y Cardon & N. & S. Schiavonetti. London: Anthony Cardon & Luigi and Niccolo Schiavonetti, 1801. Coloured stipple engraving. 585 x 675mm. Repaired tears in margins and printer's creases.
The first in a series of four plates of the siege and capture of Srirangapatna, the battle that ended the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War. It shows the melée once the East India Company troops breached the walls and entered the city. In the centre of the scene is an officer (probably Major-General David Baird, leader of the attack) with raised sword In the title is a bust portrait of General George Harris, the overall commander. Singleton's original oil sketch of the scene belonged to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who commanded the rear guard and was made Governor of Seringapatam and Mysore.
[Ref: 17901]    £2,950.00 ($3,575 • €3,218 rates)

LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th century plan of the mouth of the Ganges]
The Mouth of the Ganges. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. London: Luffman, 1802. 170 x 135mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Antique Map of the outflow of the river Ganges into the Bay of Bengal, showing Calcutta and the British East India Company's Fort William.
[Ref: 13168]    £100.00 ($121 • €109 rates)

KITCHIN, Thomas. [A view of Calcutta in the mid-18th century]
Calcutta as in MDCCLVI. London, 1803. Coloured. 230 x 730mm. Folded as issued.
A view of Calcutta dated 1756, with East India Company ships in the harbour, with the Union flag raised above Fort William. At the outbreak of the Seven Years' War in 1756, the lack of respect shown by the East India Company to the Nawab of Bengal caused him to seize Fort William. The survivors of the garrison were thrown into the fort's prison, the infamous 'Black Hole of Calcutta'.
[Ref: 17703]    £475.00 ($576 • €518 rates)

SMITH, Charles. [India in the early 19th century]
Hindoostan. London: C. Smith, 1808. Original body colour. 350 x 285mm.
A detailed map of India, with Kashmere, Nepal, Bhutan and Ceylon.
[Ref: 19422]    £135.00 ($164 • €147 rates)

ARROWSMITH, Aaron. [Early 19th Century map of Hindoostan]
Map of Hindoostan drawn for Mill's History of British India by A. Arrowsmith London: Sydney Hall, 1817. 620 x 520mm.
Detailed map of Hindoostan showing the British Possessions.
[Ref: 16045]    £600.00 ($727 • €655 rates)

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