Cutler and Halley
1728

A Chart of the East Indian Ocean from Cape Guardefoy to Cochin or the Coast of Malabar

A Chart of the East Indian Ocean from Cape Guardefoy to Cochin or the Coast of Malabar

DESCRIPTION: Rare antique chart from 1728 of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman on a globular projection by scientists Nathaniel Cutler and Edmund Halley (the latter was the discoverer of Halley's comet). Shows Saudi Arabia, Yemen, West India, Iran, the Indian Ocean, and much more with detailed notations of habitations along the coast.

From "Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis, or a General View of the World, so Far as Relates to Trade and Navigation …". The sea atlas "Atlas Maritimus" was a collaborative effort of a number of the leading cartographic and scientific names of the era, including English astronomer Sir Edmund Halley, John Senex, Nathaniel Cutler, and Daniel Defoe. The atlas was developed by publishers Senex and Harris to compete with Mount & Page’s English Pilot. Published from London: James and John Knapton et al.

CREATOR: Cutler and Halley

PUBLICATION DATE: 1728

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Saudi Arabia

BODY OF WATER: Indian Ocean

CONDITION: Fair.  Washed. Repairs from the verso to close a chip at left margin and to strengthen and extend bottom margin. Chips to margin all around. Margins shortish.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 23 " x 19 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 64

PRICE: $1650

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