India Mogul Empire SE Asia China 1748 Gibson Bowen miniature antique map colorBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
India on both Sides of the Ganges
Issued 1758, London, by John Newbery.
Drawn and engraved by J. Gibson; revised, corrected and improved by Emanuel Bowen.
Delightful mid-18th century miniature map, with original outline hand color.
Includes India ["Moguls Empire"], Ceylon across the Indian Ocean to SE Asia, Indonesia, part of Sumatra and the southern coast of China.
Strapwork title cartouche and engraved notes add to the visual appeal of this charming and scarce little map, issued by one of the most famous publishers of the time.
In near fine, clean condition, pleasing example.
Sheet size measures c. 3 1/8" H x 4 3/8" W
Engraved area measures c. 2 1/2" H x 3 5/8" W.
Roscoe, John Newbury and His Successors: 1740-1814, ( J146A -- first edition, first issue)
King, Miniature Maps , 147