India & the East Indies

 

Maps

Scans can be provided for most of these items upon request.  Maps and prints can also be professionally colored if desired.

An Accurate Map of Hindoostan showing the Territories ceded by Tippoo Saib to the different Powers. (c. 1790). B/W, 11 x 9 ½ inches. Considerable shadowing. SOLD

Arrowsmith, A.    Hindoostan.  (Edinburgh, A. Constable, 1817).  Color, 10 x 8 inches.  SOLD

Bellin, J. N. Carte du Golphe de Bengale (Paris, c. 1740).  10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, later hand coloring.  $100

Bellin, J. N. Carte des Costes de Perse, Guzarat et Malabar (Paris, c. 1740). 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Bellin, J. N. Carte du District de Tranquebar (Paris, c. 1750).  12 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, later hand coloring.  A richly detailed map of this Danish settlement on the Coromandel Coast: fort, churches, guesthouses, canals, coconut and palm trees, etc.  $100

Bellin, J. N. Theatre de la Guerre Sur la Coste de Coromandel (Paris, c. 1760).  A large detailed map, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, with later hand coloring. $100

Bellin, J. N. Plan de Pondicheri en 1741 (Paris, 1751).  7 1/2 x 6 inches, b/w. SOLD

Bellin,  J. N. Plan de la Ville de Cochin (Paris, c. 1750).  10 1/2 x 7 inches, b/w.  A detailed birds-eye view of the city.  $150

Bellin, J. N. Plan de la Ville et du Port de Macao (Paris, c. 1760).  8 1/4 x 6 3/4, later hand color.  $75

Bellin, J. N. Suite de la Carte de L’Inde en deca du Gange…(Paris, c. 1754).  A map of India from Bombay southward and including Ceylon. 9 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, later hand color. $75

Bertius, P. Descriptio Regni Malabar (Amsterdam, 1603).  5 x 4 inches, b/w. A fine small map of southern India from Goa south and including both the Malabar and Coromandel coasts and the northwest corner of Ceilon.  $200

Bombay (New York, D. Appleton, 1884). 11 1/2 x 8 inches, color.  SOLD

Bonne, Rigobert. Carte de la Partie Inferieure de L’Inde en Deca du Gange…(Paris, c. 1781).  A fine map of southern India and including Ceylon, the Nicobars, the Andamans, the Laquedives, the  Maldives, and the tracks of the annual monsoons. 12 3/4 x 8 1/2, later hand color.  $150

Bowen,  Emmanuel. A Map of the Malabar and Coromandel Coasts (London, c. 1747). 12 x 11 1/2 inches, original color.  SOLD

Brion de la Tour, M. Carte de la Partie Meridionale de la Presqu’ile de L’Inde en deca du Gange (Paris, c. 1760). 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, later hand color.  A fine map of southern India, Ceylon, and the Laccadives.   SOLD

Brockhaus, F.A.  Bombay (Leipzig, 1894).  8 x 5 1/4 inches, color. A detailed city plan with an inset of the Bay of Bombay.    $20

Calcutta (India) (c. 1840).  12 1/2 x 9 inches, color.  A map showing the growth of the city on both sides of the Hoogly.  $20

Calcutta. (London, Chapman and Hall 1842). A detailed map of the city along the Hoogly with reference to public buildings and churches, with three insets: Esplanade Row, Government House, and Writers Buildings. Outline color, 16 x 12 inches. SOLD

A Chart in Relief of British India, from Harper’s Weekly (Oct. 24, 1857). This is a double page, 21 x 15 inches;  the map is 15 x 11 inches and is surrounded by accompanying text on the “History of the East India Company.”  $50

City of Diu (London,  late 18th century).  A birds-eye view of the settlement engraved by G. Child.  8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, sepia color, with ships, flora, the city walls, the fortress, and many other named buildings.   $100

De Bry, Theodore.  Vicerex Classen ex Goa ad Edomandos Pirates (c. 1601).  7 X 5 1/2 inches, with Latin text below print.  SOLD

East India Islands (Malaysia and Melanesia) (New York, The Century Atlas, 1902).  15 x 10 1/2 inches, full original color, with an inset of New Guinea.  $20

Goa. (Frankfurt, 1628). A wonderful birds-eye town plan of Goa by the noted Swiss engraver, Matthaus Merian, who was also the son-in-law of Theodore De Bry. The plan also appeared in Gottfried’s Archontologia (1649). There is a cartouche identifying 43 buildings and the plan includes the harbor full of ships, a royal seal, a small compass rose, and even two elephants working on the harbor. B/W, 14 x 11 inches.   SOLD

Hindoostan and Farther India. (New York, A. J. Johnson, 1867). A fine, large map centered on the Bay of Bengal including all of the subcontinent, Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula, and Indochina. Two insets: Delta of the Ganges and Singapore. Color, 23 x 17 inches,  SOLD

India. All thirteen (13) maps of India published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in their World Atlas (London, 1844). All maps have the Society’s distinctive outline color, and each is printed on a page measuring 16 ½ x 13 ½ inches. $275

India. From The Citizen’s Atlas of the World, edited by J. G. Bartholomew (London, George Newnes, 1898). A fine map of Southern India including Ceylon and with detailed insets of Bombay and Madras. Full color, 16 x 12 inches. $40

India, Southern Part (New York, The Century Atlas, 1911).  15 x 10 1/2 inches, full original color, including Ceylon, and with two insets: Bombay and  Vicinity, and Map of the Straits Settlements and the Federated Malay States.  $20

Johnson and Ward, Hindostan or British India (London,  1862). Centered on India but stretching as far east as the Indochina peninsula, and including Ceylon and Singapore. Fine outline color with four insets: Calcutta; Government-House and Treasury, Calcutta; Island and Town of Bombay, and Madras and its suburbs. A classic mid-19th century map.  SOLD

Kitchin, Thomas.   A Map of the Countries Round Surat and Bombay in the East Indies with the adjacent Provinces & Settlements, &c.,  from The London Magazine. (October 1769). Nice cartouche and compass rose.  9 ¼ x 7 ¼ inches, with later hand coloring. $100

Kitchin, Thomas.  Map of the European Settlements in the East Indies (London, T. Cadell, 1783).  A richly detailed  map of India and Ceylon.  13 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, b/w.  $100

Kitchin, Thomas. Chart of the Coast of Persia, Malabar &c from the French Chart…of the Count de Maurepas regulated by Astronomical Observations, from The London Magazine. (October 1770).  9 x 7 inches, later hand coloring, lovely cartouche.  $75 

Kitchin, Thomas.   A Map of Indostan or the Great Mogol’s Empire. Map by Thomas Kitchin for The London Magazine. (August 1769).  Includes Ceylon. 13 ¼ x 11 ¼ inches, later hand color.  $150

Lasor a Varea, Alphonsus.  Goa, from his Universus Terrarum Orbis  (Padua, 1713).  Copper engraving by Giralama Porro,  5 1/2 x 4 inches, later hand coloring, with text below.   A very beautiful small map.  $200

Madras and Fort St. George taken by the French under the Command of M. Mahe de la Bourdonnais on ye 21 of Septem. 1746, from The Universal Magazine (Sept. 1751). 9 1/4 x 7 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Magini, Antonio Giovanni,  Tabvla Asiae VIII (India). A Ptolemic map of India engraved by Girolamo Porro and published in Magini’s late Renaissance edition of Ptolemy’s, Geographia(Venice, 1596-1621). Color, 7 x 5 ¼ inches. $150

Mallet, A.  Goa, from Description de l’Univers (Paris, 1683).  Copperplate engraving, 5 1/2 x 4 inches, b/w.  Detailed birds-eye view of the settlement with text overleaf.       $175

Mallet, Alain Manesson. Isles de la Sonde vers L’Occident, from Description de l’Univers (Paris 1683).  5 1/2 x 4 inches, later hand coloring. SOLD

A Map of Coromandel Shewing the Seat of War on that Coast, from The London Magazine (October 1754).  9 x 6 1/2 inches, b/w.  Identifies holdings of the English, French, Portuguese, Danes, and Dutch.  Nice cartouche.  $75

Map of India. A full-page map from The Illustrated London News (Nov. 28, 1857). Kingdoms, states, rivers, bays, cities, towns, and forts are marked. Text on rear about the Mutiny. Color, 14 ½ x 9 ½ inches. $50.

A Map of the Coast of Malabar Madura and Cormendel (c. 1740).  14 x 11 inches, original color.  SOLD

Map of the South East part of Asia for illustrating Dr. Robertson’s Historical Disquisition &c. (n.p., n.d. but late 18th century) A wonderful map, in Latin, centered on India but including Arabia to the west, Asia Minor and the Caspian Sea to the north, and the Straits of Malacca to the east. Scale given in Olympic Stadia, Stadia of Aristotle, Indian Goss, and Geographical Miles. Full color, 21 x 13 3/4 inches. SOLD

A Map of India on the West Side of the Ganges Comprehending the Coasts of Malabar, Cormandel and the Island Ceylon (London, c. 1746). SOLD

Merian, Matthaus.  Goa (Frankfurt, 1628).  14 x 11 inches, birds-eye view.  SOLD

Moll, Herman,  Asia (London, c. 1709). 10 x 7 inches, later hand coloring.  SOLD  

Moll,  Herman.  India Proper or the Empire of the Great Mongol (London, c. 1709). 10 x 7 1/4 inches, b/w.  SOLD

A Plan of Pondicherry in the East Indies, from The London Magazine (May 1759),  5 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, later hand coloring.  Includes key to 39 different locations. SOLD

A Plan of the Battle of Plassey fought 23rd June, 1757, by Col Robt Clive against the Nabob of Bengal (c. 1760). A plan of the battle site, 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, color.  SOLD

A Plan of the Town & Fortress of Garlah belonging to Angria the Admiral to the Sahou Rajah on the Coast of Mallabar. (ca. 1752). A detailed plan of the area with considerable explanatory text at the left. B/W, 17 x 11 ½ inches, fold tear repaired. $75

(SEA CHART).  Anchorages in the North Western Part of the Bay of Bengal (London, Admiralty, 1885), with small hand corrections to 1938.  There are three separate charts on this single page.  Balasore Road and Burhabalong River (1883,  18 1/2 x 13 9nches);  Calingapatam (1884,  11 x 9 inches); and Vizagapatam (1884, 11 x 9 1/2 inches).  The entire sheet is 25 x 19 inches, b/w, fine condition.  $75

Tallis, John.  Cabool, The Punjab and Beloochistan. (London, John Tallis, 1851). From the celebrated Tallis Illustrated Atlas. Map drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Three insets: Lahore (a large scene of the city); Boats on the Indus; and Sultan Mahmoud’s Minars and Fortress, Ghuznee. Outline color. 10 ½ x 13 inches. SOLD

Tallis, John. Northern India, including the Presidency of Calcutta. (London, 1851). Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Five insets: Ruins, Old Delhi; tiger Hunt; Seal of the East India Company; Car of Juggernaut; The British residency, Hyderabad. Outline color, 12 ½ x 10 inches. SOLD

Tallis, John.   Southern India, including the Presidencies of Bombay and Madras.(London, Tallis, 1851). Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Fine outline color including Ceylon and with seven insets (only three of which are titled): Shuhur, Jeypoor; The Government House, Calcutta; Tomb of Sultan Maomed Shah, Bejapoor. 12 ½ x 9 inches, SOLD

Tallis,  John.  Overland Route to India. (London, 1851). Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Two maps on a single sheet—the top showing Western Europe with the trade routes beginning in London and reaching the Eastern Mediterranean; and the bottom showing Arabia, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, with the trade routes reaching all of Hindoostan. Includes seven insets: Post Office, London; Gibraltar; Malta; Suez; Aden; Bombay; and Madras. Some foxing with small water marks on left corners not affecting image. Outline color, 13 x 9 ¾ inches.  SOLD

Please also see maps listed under Indian Ocean region. 

Updated,  July 2007

 

Prints:

Andaman Islands. The Island Prison of the King of Delhi, from Harper’sWeekly (April 24, 1858). Three views on a single page with accompanying text. 14 ½ x 9 ½ inches, text on rear. SOLD

Andaman Islands.  Two Views:  North End of Ross Island, Head Quarters of the Penal Settlement; and Back of Ross Island, Port Blair, from The Illustrated London News (Feb. 24, 1872).  14 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Andaman Islands. The Late Earl of Mayo, and Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Where the Earl of Mayo was Murdered,  from Harper’s Weekly (April 6, 1872). Two views on a single page with accompanying text. 14 ½ x 9 ½ inches, text on rear. $35

Andaman Islands. Port Blair, South Andaman Island, Bay of Bengal, from The Illustrated London News (Dec. 14, 1867). 9 1/2 x 5 inches, b/w with accompanying text.  $25

Andaman Islands.  New Iron Lighthouse, Table Island, Cocos Group, Andaman Islands, from The Illustrated London News (May 18, 1867). 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, b/w, with accompanying text.  $25

Andaman Islands.  Expedition to the Andaman Islands, from The Illustrated London News (March 27, 1858).  14 1/2 x 10 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Andaman Islands.  A Ball in the Andaman Islands (1897). 9 x 8 inches, b/w. SOLD

Andaman Islands.  Brown’s Big Catch: A Day’s Sport in the Andaman Islands, from The Graphic  (November 21, 1903).  Six somewhat comic views of fishing on a single sheet, 12 x 9 inches, b/w, with text.  $25

Andaman Islands.  Four photos:  Group d’Andamites; Archers Incomparables; Ce Chef d’une Tribu Voisine de Port-Blair; Sur leurs Legers Canots, from Les Races Humaines (Paris, c. 1900).  $15

Bellin, J. N. Masulipatam (Paris, 1751).  14 x 9 inches, b/w,  An elaborate and detailed copperplate engraving  of the city, identical to that of Awhsham Churchill, including buildings, ships, individuals, elephants.  (c. 1695). $125

Bellin, J. N. Vue de Cananor (Paris, 1751).  10 1/2 x 7 inches, b/w.  A detailed copperplate engraving of this settlement on the Malabar Coast with many ships in the foreground.  SOLD

Bellin, J. N. Vue de Surate du Cote de la Riviere/Gezigt van Suratte, van de Zyde der Rivier (Amsterdam, 1757).   A fine copperplate engraving of the settlement with ships in the foreground.  $100

Bombay. (London, James S. Virtue, n.d. but late 18th c.) Fine steel engraving by T. Allen and A. Willmore of Bombay harbor and fort looking westward from shore with people, housing, trees. B/W, 8 x 5 inches. SOLD

Bombay.  General View of Bombay, from Malabar Hill, from The Illustrated London News (June 4, 1853).  14 x 7 inches, b/w, with accompanying text. $25

Bombay Harbour:–Fishing Boats, in the Monsoon (London, Fisher, Son & Co., 1844). Drawn by Clarkson Stanfield, Engraved by E. Goodall. 7 ¼ x 5, original color. Fishing boats in heavy seas in the foreground, town mountains and stormy sky in background. $60   I have the same print b/w from Martin, The Indian Empire (London, 1860).  $40

Bombay, on the Malabar Coast, belonging to the East India Company of England (London, c. 1760).   7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, b/w.  A fine engraving with many ships in the foreground and town behind. $50

Bombay, from Aus der Kunstanst. des Bibl. Inst. in Hildburghausen (c. 1850).  Steel engraving, 6 x 4 inches, hand color.  $40

Bombay.  Entrance to the Cave of Elephanta, from Captain Robert Elliot, R. N. , Views in the East…(London, 1833).  7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, full color.  $40

Bombay on the Malabar Coast, belonging to the East India Company of England, engraved for The Universal Magazine for J. Hinton (1758). A fine print of the shore-line with sailing ships in the foreground. B/w, 11 x 7 inches. SOLD

Bombay.   Embarking Elephants at Bombay for the Abyssinian Expedition, from The Illustrated London News (Jan. 11, 1868).  14 x 10 inches, b/w.  A vew elaborate view with the elephants being hoisted aboard.  $20

Burma.  The British War in Burmah, from Harper’s Weekly  (Nov. 28, 1885).  Three views:  The Shiva Dagon at Rangoon;  The Great Bell at Mengdoon; and Monastery Near the Eastern Gate of Mandalay.  14 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w.  $25

Burma.  The Manners and Customs of the Burmans–“A Wash and Brush Up” in the Mrket-Place, Mandaley, from The Graphic (May 1, 1886). 12 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w.  $25

Burma.  Strange Honor Paid to the Dead in the Orient:  Grotesque Elephant-Shaped Car, Seventy-Five Feet High, The Chief Feature of a Buddhist Funeral Procession at Mandalay, Burma, from Leslie’s Weekly (August 8, 1907). 15 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w.  $25

Calcutta.  Panorama of Calcutta. from the Semaphore, Fort William–by Captain Thomas V. Cooke, Royal Marines Light Infantry, from The Illustrated New of the World (June 5, 1858).  Two long panorama views each 13 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, b/w, on a single sheet.  $25

Calcutta.  A View of Calcutta, taken from Fort William. (London, J. Edwards, 1793). Copper engraving by W. Byrne, from a picture painted by W. Hodges in the collection of Warren Hastings. A view from the fort overlooking ships along the Hoogly and across to the town. 7 ½ x 7 inches. Considerable foxing. SOLD

Calcutta.  “The Bore” or Great Tidal Wave at Calcutta, from The Illustrated London News (July 4, 1857). 14 x 10 inches, b/w, with text overleaf. A graphic representation of the tidal wave that gets driven up the Hooghly River during the south-west monsoon.  $25

Cochin.  Cochin of the Coast of Malabar.  Engraved by J. Shury after Jan. Forbes, 1772 (London, White Cochrane & Co., 1812).  10 x 6 1/2 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Cochin.  In the Synagogue of  the White Jews, Cochin, from The Graphic (February 5, 1876).  9 x 6 1/2 inches, b/w.  SOLD

Colonies Hollandaises.—Sumatra—Defaite des Hollandais devant Atschin. From Le Monde Illustre (1873). b/w, 6 ½ x 4 ½ inches. $20

Coylang.  De Stadt Coylang, from W. Schouten, Reistogt Naar en Door Indien (1775).  Highly detailed copperplate  engraving by C. Decker of the Dutch fleet taking the City of Coylang on the Malabar Coast.  11 1/4 x 8 inches, b/w. $200

Goa.  Exposition of the Body of St. Francis Xavier at Goa, from The Graphic (c. 1870).  Three views on a single sheet, 9 1/2 x 6 inches, b/w.  $25

Goa.  Designatio Horrendi Cvivs-Dam Latrocinii, in Goa Civitate Patrati:…a very early view from Goa, partly a pleasant pastoral scene, partly an apparent scene  of adultery with one person being stabbed and others showing great distress. From Theodore De Bry’s, Petits Voyages (Frankfurt, 1601). Image is 5 ½ x 7 inches with Latin text at top and bottom. Full size of print, 10 ½ x 7 inches. $100

Goa.  Vue de Goa (Paris, c. 1800).  A delicate small engraving.  4 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, b/w. $35

Goa 1952. Cruise for the Last Exposition of the Body of St. Francis Xavier. 14th Dec.—18th Dec. An eight page small pamphlet advertising a cruise from Bombay to Goa and return. SOLD

Goa.  Sequentes Hae Figurae Historiam Hollandic ae Navigationis, et primo, in Insulas Iauam & Sumatram susceptae adproge designant. A very early view of the Dutch East Indies with several figures/soldiers, and a large hog being slaughtered. From Theodore De Bry’s, Petits Voyages (Frankfurt, 1598-1613). 10 x 7 inches with text at top and bottom.  SOLD

Goa.   Ritvs Nuptiales in Ballagate, quae post Goam est, recepti. A view of a wedding procession in Goa with trees and mountains in the background and Latin text at the bottom. From Theodore De Bry’s, Petits Voyages (Frankfurt, 1598-1613). 10 x 7 inches. $100

Java and Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, from The Graphic (Jan. 24, 1885). Eight views on a single sheet, 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w. SOLD

Karratschi (London, c. 1850).  An elegant engraving overlooking the town with figures in the foreground and ships at sea in the background.   6 1/2 x 4 inches, later hand color.  $50

Kochin (Amsterdam, 1731). Fine steel engraving of this VOC port on the Malabar Coast of India.  View from the sea with ships in the foreground.  Elaborate key provides details of 13 on-shore buildings. 11 x 7 inches, b/w.  $225

Krakatoa. On the Island of Java–The Scene of the Great Earthquake, from Harper’s Weekly (Sept. 8, 1883). Six views on a single sheet, 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w.  $25

Krakatoa.  The Island and Volcano of Krakatoa, Strait of Sunda, Submerged during the late Eruption, from Harper’s Weekly (Sept. 29, 1883). 9 x 4 inches, b/w.  $20

Krakatoa.   Moffett, Cleveland.  When Mountains Blow There Heads Off–Marvelous Facts in the Actions of Volcanoes.  Some Observations by Prof. John Milne. (1898).  A nine page article with photos and maps of Krakatoa in Indonesia and Bandaisan and Asama in Japan.  $15

Lucknow.  Five engravings of Lucknow: Lucknow, from the Residency; Lucknow, from the River; Plan of the City; The Residency; and The Martiniere. The five engravings are on two full pages of Harper’s Weekly (May 8, 1858), with accompanying text. Each pages is 16 x 11 inches. SOLD

Macao.  The Grotto of Camoens, Macao (London, Fisher, Son & Co, late 18th c).  Drawn by T. Allen; engraved by S. Bradshaw. 7 1/2 x 45 inches, later hand color. $50

Madras.  Fort St. George on the Coromandel Coast, East Indies (London, 1786). 7 1/2 x 5 inch steel engraving. SOLD

Madras.  Illumination of the Surf at Madras,  from The Illustrated London News (Jan. 15, 1876).  10 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w, with decorative title “Visit of the Prince of Wales to India” above.  $25

Madras.   Fort George, Madras,  from R. Montgomery Martin, The Indian Empire(London, 1860). An elegant steel engraving showing the fort, figures in the foreground, the surf with ships on the horizon. B/w, 7 ½ x 5 ½ inches. $40

Madras.   Fort St. George in the East Indies (London, c. 1754).  The print says London Mag 1754,  but there is no record of it actually being printed. A fine copperplate engraving of the Fort with a variety of ships in the foreground.  7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, b/w.  $45

Madras.  A Perspective View of Fort St. George on the Coromandel Coast belonging to the East India Company (London, c. 1750). Printed for J. Hinton at the King’s Arms in Newgate Street, 9 x 7 inches, b/w, with some offsetting. A fine engraving of the fort from the sea with ships in the foreground.  SOLD

Madras (London, James S. Virtue, c. 1780s).  A fine steel engraving, 7 1/2 x 5 inches, b/w. $40

Madras, in Pictures, from Harper’s New Monthly Magazine (New York, 1857.  Pages 19-35 with text and 17 engravings.  $50

The Mail Steamer Colombo Wrecked on the North End of Minicoy Island, one of the Laccadives,  in the Indian Ocean, from The Illustrated London News (January 10, 1863).  The is front page of this issue including elaborate masthead. The page is 15 x 11 inches;  the print is 9 1/2 x 7 inches, b/w.  $20

Malacca.  Draw Bridge at Malacca. Copper engraving by George Cooke after a drawing by E. H. Locker. (London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1807). 8 ½ x 7 inches. SOLD

Malacca. Government House at Malacca. Copper engraving by George Cooke after a drawing by E. H. Locker. (London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1811). 8 ¼ x 7 inches.  SOLD

Malacca.   The City of Malacca in the East Indies from Middleton’s Complete System of Geography (London, 1777). 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, b/w.   A detailed view of the town from the sea including the fort, many other buildings, and various types of ships in the foreground. SOLD

A Malay native of Bencoolen (Sumatra). Copper engraving (London, W. Marsden, 1810). 8 x 6 inches.  $20

Masulipatam.   The City of Masulipatam. (London, Awhsham Churchill, ca. 1695). An elaborate and detailed print of the city with many buildings, ships in the harbor, individuals, and elephants. B/W, 14 x 11 inches. SOLD

Nicobar Islands.  The Nicobar Islands, in the Indian Ocean, from The Illustrated London News (Jan. 15, 1870).  14 x 5 1/2 inches, b/w, with accompanying text.  $25

Nicobar Islands. The Nicobar Islands, Indian Ocean, from The Illustrated London News (Jan. 15, 1870).  Two views:  Village of Mala, Point Mayo, Nancowry; and Natives of the Nicobar Islands, on a single sheet, 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w. $25

Nicobar Islands.  The Solar Eclipse Observatory in the Nicobar Islands,  from The Illustrated London News (June 26, 1875).  Six distinct views of the equipment and the island on a single sheet,  14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w, with two additional pages of text.  $50

The Prince’s Visit to India:  A Parsee at Prayer, from The Illustrated London News (November 20, 1875).  The is the full front page of this issue with elaborate masthead.  The page is 15 x 11 inches; the the Parsee etching is 10 x 8 1/2 inches. $25

The Prince of Wales at Parbutty Hill, Poonah:  His First Elephant Ride, from The Illustrated London News (Dec. 18, 1875).  10 x 9 1/2 inches, b/w, with decorative title “Visit of the Prince of Wales to India” above.  Could be beautifully colored and framed.  $25

Penang.   Pulo Penang, from Captain Robert Elliot, R. N.,  Views in the East…(London,  1833).  Drawn by S. Austin; engraved by S. Lacey, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, later hand color. $40

The Royal Visit to India, from The Graphic (Jan. 1, 1876).  Two views:  The Prince of Wales at Goa–Arrival at the Governor’s Palace; and The “Serapis” with the Prince of Wales on Board Leaving Bombay Harbour on a single sheet, 13 x 9 inches, b/w.  $25

The Royal Visit to India: The Voyage Home–Getting Ostriches on Board at Aden, from The Illustrated London News (April 8, 1876).  10 x 8 1/2 inches, b/w; This is the front page of this issue with elaborate masthead above.  The full pages is 15 x 11 inches.  $25

Siege of Diu by the Arabians, from J. H. Moore’s, A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, c. 1780).  11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, b/w. $40

Singapore, from Capt. Robert Elliot, R. N., Views in the East…(London, H. Fisher, Son & Co., 1833).  6 1/2 x 5 inches, color. SOLD

Surat.  A Prospect of the Castle of Surat, a Great City of Indostan,…from Millar’s, New Complete & Universal System of Geography (London, 1782).  12 x 9 inches, b/w. SOLD

Street and Bazaar in Peshawur, from The Illustrated London News (Feb. 27, 1858).  This print is on the front page of this issue including elaborate masthead. The page is 15 x 11 inches; the print is 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, b/w, with text overleaf.  $25

Taj Bowlee, Bejapore, from Captain Robert Elliot, R. N. Views in the East… (London, H. Fisher, Son & Co., 1833).   Fine steel engraving by J. Redaway.  7 ½ x 5  inches, b/w. $40

Tria Nauigiorum genera piscatoribus in Goa & Cochino vsitata. A very early view of Portuguese India with several manned fishing ships in the foreground. From Theodore de Bry’s, Petits Voyages (Frankfurt, 1598-1613). Overall view 9 x 7 inches with Latin text at bottom. $125

Umritzir.  Holy Tank andTemple of the Sikhs, Umritzir, from The Illustrated London News (Nov. 6, 1858). Two views:  A Sikh Temple in Umritzir, and Sacred Tank and Marble Causeway Leading to a Sikh Temple in Umritzir, on a single sheet, 14 1/2 x 10 inches, b/w, with accompanying text.  $25

Various Boats on the Coast of Malabar, engraved for J. H. Moore’s,  A New and Complete Collections of Voyages and Travels  (London, c. 1780).  10 1/2 x 6 inches, b/w. $40

Vasquez de Gama introduced to the Zamorin (or King) at Calicut in India. Steel engraving by J. Lodge for John Hamilton Moore’s, Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, ca. 1780). Elaborate setting with de Gama bowing before the assembled court. 11 ½ x 6 ½ inches, with fine hand coloring. SOLD

Updated,  October 2007