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  ASIA 
 India 

WYLD, James. [A detailed map of the British administration of India in the 1830s]
Map of India Constructed with Great Care and Research from all the Latest Authorities and intended more particularly to facilitate a reference to the Civil and Military Stations. Arranged under the direction of Captain R.M. Grindlay. London, 1837. Original colour. 935 x 655mm.
A large and detailed map of India made for the East India Company and divided into its regions with all towns shown. Military stations are marked and a chart on the right hand side of the map gives details about their locations as well as population details for Hindustan. A chart at the top right hand corner gives distances between all major cities and towns.
[Ref: 18757]    £650.00 ($852 • €740 rates)


COGAN, Robert. [A detailed 19th Century chart of Bombay Harbour]
Plan du Port de Bombay Levé en 1829, par M. Robert Cogan, Lieutenant de la Marine de la Companie des Indes. Paris: Dépôt-général de la Marine, 1840. 610 x 450mm.
A French edition of the important trigonometirical survey of the port of Mumbai, executed by Robert Cogan of the Indian Navy and first published by James Horsburgh, Official Hydrographer to the East India Company, in 1833. Underneath the chart is a coastal profile of the entrance to the port.
[Ref: 17683]    £1,800.00 ($2,358 • €2,048 rates)


WYLD, James. [Two-sheet large-scale map of India]
Map of the Peninsula of India from the 19th degree of North Latitude to Cape Cormorin London, c. 1844, Two sheets, original colour, each sheet 510 x 830mm
A very large, detailed and decorative map of India on two sheets, with strong original colour highlighting the division of India and the various colonial possessions within it at the time
[Ref: 9638]    £500.00 ($655 • €569 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 ($472 • €410 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 ($1,048 • €910 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 ($236 • €205 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 ($210 • €182 rates)


CARPENTER, William. [View of Delhi]
Delhi. Street at back of Jumma Musjid. London, ILN, 1857. Chromolithograph, image 230 x 330mm.
View of a Delhi street, 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: 16988]    £125.00 ($164 • €142 rates)


CARPENTER, William. [View of Benares]
Benares. London, ILN, 1857. Chromolithograph, image 230 x 330mm. Small tear in upper margin.
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: 17254]    £120.00 ($157 • €137 rates)


STANFORD, Edward. [One of the last maps of India under the East India Company]
Stanford's map of India Based on the Surveys Executed by Order of the Honourable the East India Company, Special Maps of the Surveyor General and Other Authorities; showing the Latest Territorial Acquisitions of the British Empire and the Independent and Protected States, Railways, Canals, &c. 1857. London: Edward Stanford, 1857. Coloured lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen in two sections, each c. 830 x 1270mm. With original slipcase with publisher's title label.
A large and detailed map of India and Sri Lanka, with the states coloured to mark their independence or the European country that controlled them. Three large circular diagrams show the distance and bearing of cities from Bombay, Madras and Calcutta respectively. An inset map bottom right is titled 'The Malay Peninsula &c. showing the British Possessions Beyond the Ganges'. A list gives the dates of acquisitions by the British Empire from Bombay in 1661 to Tanjore in 1856. The map is an act of hubris by the East India Company, proclaiming their increasing control over India. However by May in the year of publication, the India Mutiny, also known as the First War of Independence, was started by Sepoys in Meerut and by the end of the following year the Company was no more, replaced by direct control by the British government.
[Ref: 18158]    £2,500.00 ($3,275 • €2,845 rates)


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