van Keulen, Gerard

1728

Nova Tabula Terrarum Cucan, Canara, Malabaria, Madura, Coromandelia

Nova Tabula Terrarum Cucan, Canara, Malabaria, Madura, & Coromandelia, Cum parte Septentrionali Insulae Ceylon, in Mari Indico Orientali, Edente Hadriano Relando.

DESCRIPTION: 

Dutch chart of the Laccadive Islands, southern India, northern Sri Lanka (Ceylon) including the capital of Colombo. Based on the work of Adriaan Reland (Reelant) (1676-1718), a Dutch scholar and cartographer. The chart is decorated with numerous vignettes of sailing vessels and five compass roses.

Published by Gerard van Keulen in the fifth part of the sea-atlas "Zee-Fakkel" or Sea Torch which was issued by the House of Keulen in various editions from 1678 - 1753. According to C. Koeman this specific chart first appeared in the 1728 edition of the Zee-Fakkel.

CREATOR: 

van Keulen, Gerard

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1728

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

India

BODY OF WATER: 

Indian Ocean

CONDITION: 

Very Good.  On heavy chain laid paper with wide margins. Strong impression.

COLORING: 

None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 

23 " x 19 "

PRICE: 

$675












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