A large and detailed map of the East coast of India. Covers from about Bandar to Nagappattinam with a great amount of detail along the coast and the rivers. Rhumb lines, scale of miles and a simple title. On thick fine paper.
Wear on centre fold where the two sheets joined and a few small tears in margins otherwise good condition for this monumental map.
code : M3573
Cartographer : Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
Date : 1753 Paris
Size : 96.5*50 cms
availability : Available
Price : £85
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (born in Paris July 11, 1697 – January 28, 1782), was both a geographer and cartographer who greatly improved the standards of map-making. His maps of ancient geography, characterized by careful, accurate work and based largely on original research, are especially valuable. He left unknown areas of continents blank and noted doubtful information as such; compared to the lavish maps of his predecessors, his maps