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A New General Map of the East Indies.

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…Exhibiting in the Peninsula on this side of the Ganges or Hindoostan the Several partitions of the Mogul’s Empire: and the Dominions of the English East India Company in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar and Orixa as well as upon the Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel; and in the Peninsula beyond the Ganges, the Kingdoms of Assam, Cashar, Aua, Aracan, Mien, Pegu, Siam, Lao and Cambodia &c.
By Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King with Additions and Emandations from the Actual Surveys made by Majr James Rennel, F.R.S. Surveyor General to the Honourable East India Company
Published by Laurie & Whittle, London, 1794
57 cm x 69 cm
Laid paper. Original color. Paper in moderate condition. Small tears on edges of paper outside margins, repairs on back of folds. Title in upper right corner, scale in cartouche at lower left corner showing eight measurements: three types of Indian coss (greater, lesser, and Malabar), Persian parsangs, Chinese ly, travelling leagues, sea leagues, and British statue miles.
Extends from southeastern Persia eastward across Afghanistan, Kashmir, Tibet and southern China and Hainan Island, and all of the Indian Peninsula, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), mainland Southeast Asia to south of the Straits of Singapore, including the northern end of Sumatra and a western corner of Borneo. Many interior mountains, rivers, towns, and roads are detailed.
In a few places there are comments, such as (along coast of Cambodia) “Cancar or Ponthiamas a Little Kingdom founded about 50 years ago by Kiang-tse a Chinese Mercht”; (inland central Vietnam) :Mountains inhabited by the Wild Nation called Ke-moy”; (Sambalpur, Odisha) “Sumbulpour a Diamond Mine.”
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A New General Map of the East Indies.

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Feb 27, 2020
Starting Price $240
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0111: A New General Map of the East Indies.

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Lot 0111 Details

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…Exhibiting in the Peninsula on this side of the Ganges or Hindoostan the Several partitions of the Mogul’s Empire: and the Dominions of the English East India Company in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar and Orixa as well as upon the Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel; and in the Peninsula beyond the Ganges, the Kingdoms of Assam, Cashar, Aua, Aracan, Mien, Pegu, Siam, Lao and Cambodia &c.
By Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King with Additions and Emandations from the Actual Surveys made by Majr James Rennel, F.R.S. Surveyor General to the Honourable East India Company
Published by Laurie & Whittle, London, 1794
57 cm x 69 cm
Laid paper. Original color. Paper in moderate condition. Small tears on edges of paper outside margins, repairs on back of folds. Title in upper right corner, scale in cartouche at lower left corner showing eight measurements: three types of Indian coss (greater, lesser, and Malabar), Persian parsangs, Chinese ly, travelling leagues, sea leagues, and British statue miles.
Extends from southeastern Persia eastward across Afghanistan, Kashmir, Tibet and southern China and Hainan Island, and all of the Indian Peninsula, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), mainland Southeast Asia to south of the Straits of Singapore, including the northern end of Sumatra and a western corner of Borneo. Many interior mountains, rivers, towns, and roads are detailed.
In a few places there are comments, such as (along coast of Cambodia) “Cancar or Ponthiamas a Little Kingdom founded about 50 years ago by Kiang-tse a Chinese Mercht”; (inland central Vietnam) :Mountains inhabited by the Wild Nation called Ke-moy”; (Sambalpur, Odisha) “Sumbulpour a Diamond Mine.”

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