Asia

Carte de l'Indoustan ...

Black and white copper engraving. Published, 'Pour servir a l'histoire Universalle d'une Societé de Gens de Lettres ... par M. Bellin Ing. de le Marine, 1752'.

 

Image size: 9 3/4" x 13", plus margins.

 

Generally very good condition throughout, vertical folds as issued, some time staining and light offsetting.

 

An attractive eighteenth century map of India with a decorative rococo cartouche. Its full title continues, ' suivant les cartes les plus recentes'. It shows the main settlements of the region as well as the course of the rivers - where known. Drawn on a scale of '25 Lieues de Communes de France' per degree. Longitude is measured from Paris.

 

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