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South Asia

MAI 021 Royaume du Grand Mogol..

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MAI  021 India vander Aa

Royaume du Grand Mogol..

Antique engraved map of northern India from Golconda to Afghanistan and eastwards to Bengal, by Pierre vander Aa, Leiden c1740.

290 x 347 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition good with a clean bright impression. Faint yellow stain in centre; a repair to the lower margin has caused some creasing,   $A225

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MAI 014 Sinus Gangeticus; vulgo Golfo di Bengala

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Sinus Gangeticus; vulgo Golfo di Bengala

Antique engraved map of the Bay of Bengal, showing Ceylon, the east coast of India, the whole of Burma and the west coast of the Malay peninsula.  North oriented to the right.  Published by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk from the plate by Joannes Janssonius ca.1700.

530 x 460 mm.

Figurative cartouche and scale of miles uncoloured, the map in full original colour. Very good condition ( the discoloration on the centerfold is exaggerated in the photo).

$A 1200

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MAI 013 Carte des Indes et de la Chine

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MAI 013 Indes et Chine

Carte des Indes et de la Chine

Antique engraved map of India and China by Guillaume de L’isle from an atlas by Covens and Mortier c 1720.  Includes all of south, east and south-east Asia. 

600 x 620 mm

Uncoloured; very good condition, cut close to plate-mark and folds as bound. Minor reinforcement of centre fold.  $A 1200

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MAI 012 Indien & Inner-Asien

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Indien & Inner-Asien in 2 Blaettern

Antique engraved map of India by A Petermann, plate number 63 from Stieler’s Hand-atlas published by Justius Perthes, Gotha 1875. Includes the whole Indian subcontinent from Sindh to the Burmese border, with inset maps of Bombay (Mumbai), Calcutta and Madras (Chennai) and Galle Point, with all the administrative sub-divisions, princely states shown. 

345 x 415 mm

Lithographed colour; condition very good, light overall browning.   $A 175

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MAI 010 Vorder Indien 1:8,000,000

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MAI 010

Vorder Indien  1:8,000,000

Antique engraved map of India by H Kiepert; plate number 29 from Neuer Handatlas published by Reimer, Berlin 1866.  Includes insert maps of the progressive colonisation of India, 1756-1856.

550 x 440 mm

Original hand-coloured outlines and shadings; condition very good to excellent .  $A 200

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MAI 009 Der Sihkstaat

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MAI 009 Sikh State

MAI  009 Stieler Sihk Staat close up

Der Sihkstaat
Antique engraved map of the Punjab, India from an atlas by Carl Flemming of c1885. Shows the subcontinent from Peshawar to Bikaner.

313 x 40 3mm.

Original outline colour; condition very good, marginal browning.  $A 120

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MAI 007 Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan

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MAI  007 del'Isle Ceylon

Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan.

Antique engraved map of Sri Lanka by Guillaume de l’Isle from an atlas by Covens & Mortier, c1730. 

462 x 567 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition very good, slightly browned outer edges and a slit at the centre fold joined with conservation tape. $A800

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MAI 006 Hindostan

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Hindostan

Antique engraved map of India from Pinkerton’s Modern Atlas 1811.  Includes the whole Indian subcontinent from Khabul to Sri Lanka and the Burmese border.

604 x 540 mm

Original outline colour; condition good to very good, uniform light browning overall.  $A 400

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MAI 005 Presqu’ile des Indes orientales…

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MAI 005 Vaugondy India vignette

MAI 005 Vaugondy India

Presqu’ile des Indes orientales…

Antique engraved map of India by Robert de Vaugondy from Lamarche’s Supplement to the Atlas of Mr Robert de Vaugondy, c1815. Includes an inset map of the mouth of the Ganges and a vignette with elephant and buildings. 

477 x 626 mm

Original outline colour; condition very good, creasing of centrefold.  $A 350

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MAI 004 Carte de l’Inde endeca et audela du Gange

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MAI 004 LaPie India & indochina

MAI 004 Lapie India & Indochina close up

Carte de l’Inde endeca et audela du Gange 

Antique engraved map of India by Lapie, plate number 35E from his Atlas Universel of 1829.  Includes India, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaya.

395 x 548 mm

Original outline colour; condition very good, slight browning of outer margins.  $A 200

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