India

  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Tabula Nona Asia Continentur, Aria

    Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    An early woodcut map of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the western part of India. With a small illustration of a king and title on verso.The origin of this Ptolemaic map is the first so called...

    Tabula Nona Asia Continentur, Aria
    11703

    Antique woodcut map of India, Afghanistan, Pakistan. Printed in Vienne by Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel in 1541.

    450,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Sumatra ein grosse Insel, so von den alten Geographen Taprobana, ist genent worden

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    Early, decorative woodcut map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) by Sebastian Münster. To the left of the map a cartouche with explanatory text in 10 lines about pepper, above a large elephant representation....

    Sumatra ein grosse Insel, so von den alten Geographen Taprobana, ist...
    11331

    Antique woodcut map of Taprobana, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    500,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von der Statt Tarnasseri

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Thamarassery in Kozhikode (Calicut) district of Kerala, India. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder , on...

    Von der Statt Tarnasseri
    11532

    Antique woodcut town view of Thamarassery, Kozhikode, Calicut. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    40,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Plant, et Figure de la riche cité de Calecut en la premiere Inde.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Calicut (Kozhikode) in India. With several ships and elephants. Ruled in brown ink. The view comes from the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis by...

    Plant, et Figure de la riche cité de Calecut en la premiere Inde.
    11360

    Antique woodcut map of Kozhikode, Calicut. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    250,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Diu

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Island Diu in India. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. The view comes from the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis by...

    Diu
    11364

    Antique woodcut map of Diu. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    350,00 €
  • 1646 - Robert Dudley

    Robert Dudley:  Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con il capo Cintapora nell...

    Robert Dudley, Florenz, 1646

    Very rare nautical chart of the Arabian Sea from R. Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare First edition of the striking sea chart of the Arabian Sea by Sir Robert Dudley from his Dell'Arcano del Mare...

    Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con...
    11305

    Sea chart of the Arabian Sea. Printed in Florence by Robert Dudley in 1646.

    2 800,00 €
  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of the Great Mogul, ...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Mogul empire. Showing the area between India and Borneo with Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. From 'A Complete System of Geography' ....

    A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of the Great Mogul, ...
    11288

    Antique map of Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Sumatra. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

    320,00 €
  • 1511 - Bernardus Sylvanus

    Bernardus Sylvanus:  Duodecima et ultima Asiae tabula

    J. Pentius de Leucho, Venice, 1511

    Early woodcut map of Ceylon / Sri Lanka printed in red and black. From Bernardus Sylvanus also known as Bernardo Silvano of Eboli Ptolemy edition 'Claudii Ptholemaei Alexandrini liber...

    Duodecima et ultima Asiae tabula
    11065

    Antique woodcut map of Taprobana, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Venice by J. Pentius de Leucho in 1511.

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  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Duodecima Asiae Tabula

    Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    Early handcoloured woodcut map of Ceylon / Sri Lanka from M. Waldseemuller of 1513. This ptolemaic map comes from the first so called Modern Atlas by Martin Waldseemuller since it is the first...

    Duodecima Asiae Tabula
    11064

    Coloured woodcut map of Taprobana, Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Strasbourg by Schott in 1513 or 1520.

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  • 1535 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Tabu. moder. Indiae

    M. & G. Trechsel, Lyon, 1535

    Woodcut map of India by L. Fries. From the 1535 Lyon edition of Ptolemy's Geographia edited by M. Servetus and published by M. and G. Trechsel, printed from the 1522 woodblocks of the first Fries...

    Tabu. moder. Indiae
    10862

    Antique woodcut map of India. Printed in Lyon by M. & G. Trechsel in 1535.

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  • 1571 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Asiae VII

    Petri, Basle, 1571

    Woodcut map showing Persia up to India between Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea. From the Latin 1571 edition of Strabo's Geographia with maps of Sebastian Munster which appeared in Ptolemy Geographia...

    Tabula Asiae VII
    10079

    Antique woodcut map of the Middle East. Printed in Basle by Petri in 1571.

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  • 1575 - Braun & Hogenberg

    Braun & Hogenberg:  Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium

    Cologne, 1575

    Birdeye view of Kozhikode (Calicut) with ships and elefants.

    Calechut Celeberrimum Indiae Emporium
    10018

    Antique town view of Kozhikode. Printed in Cologne in the year 1575.

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  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Goa Fortissima Indiae Urbs in Chris Fianorum potesfatem anno Salutis 1509 deuenit

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Goa in India. Decorated with two galleons. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. The view comes from the French edition of the...

    Goa Fortissima Indiae Urbs in Chris Fianorum potesfatem anno Salutis...
    11362

    Antique woodcut map of Goa. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

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  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Canonor

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Kannur formerly Cannanore in India. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. Based on the Kannur view of Braun and...

    Canonor
    11423

    Antique woodcut town view of Cannanore, Kannur. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

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  • 1606 - Gerard Mercator

    Gerard Mercator:  India Orientalis

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1606

    Beautiful coloured map of India, the Malay Peninsula, China and the Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia and parts of Sumatra with Borneo from a French edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas. With two...

    India Orientalis
    10687

    Coloured map of the Philippines, Thailand, China, India. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1606.

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  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    Daniel Meissner:  Diu in Arabia

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Diu in India from D. Meisner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism.

    Diu in Arabia
    10602

    Antique town view of Diu, Kathiawar. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

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  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    Daniel Meissner:  Calechut

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Kozhikode, formerly Calicut on the Southwest coast of India from D. Meisner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism.

    Calechut
    10605

    Antique town view of Calicut, Kozhikode. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

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  • 1646 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Goa

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1646

    Beautiful birdeye view of Goa in India from Matthäus Merian. Showing the city at the beginning of the 17th century with many ships in the harbour and a cartouche describing 43 buildings. From J....

    Goa
    10594

    Antique town view of Goa. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1646.

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  • 1751 - John Rocque

    John Rocque:  A Plan of Madras and Fort St. George, Taken by the French, Commanded by Monsieur Martre de la...

    London, 1751

    A very rare plan of Madras during the Carnatic Wars This copper engraved plan of Madra in India was published by John Rocque in 1751 and engraved by one of his employees Robert Benning. It...

    A Plan of Madras and Fort St. George, Taken by the French, Commanded by...
    10977

    Antique map of Madras. Printed in London in the year 1751.

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  • 1760 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von dem Eylande Caylan

    Arkstee und Merkus, Leipzig, 1760

    Engraved map of Sri Lanka, former Ceylon by Nicolas Bellin. A verx detailed plan of the island. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

    Karte von dem Eylande Caylan
    11267

    Antique map of Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee und Merkus in 1760.

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