A map of India, showing Malabar, Madura and Cormeddel
Copperplate 18th Century
From: A collection of voyages and travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts, others now first published in English.
By: Awnsham Churchill, John Churchill, John Locke and John Nieuhoff
The north is at the bottom, with the west to the right surrounded by unknown seas. The Indian Ocean, with the Red Sea, is on the left, with China, India and Iran in boxes to the right. The other sea shown is the Mediterranean next to which is a black squa...
Extremely rare collector's map that was published only in the secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company, for internal use. Hardy ever in the market. No doubt the very best and most detailed early chart of the third largest city in the world.
Copper engraving. Printed in Amsterdam.