Lot 44 of 319:
Map: "Joao Teixeira Cosographo de sua Magestade", 1649  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,800
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Routier pour la Navigation des Indes Orientales, avec la description des isles, barres, entrées de ports... dont la connoissance est nécessaire aux pilotes

Author:
da Motto, Aleixo

Place:
[Paris]

Publisher:
[Thomas Moette]

Date:
[1696]

Description:

60, 20 pp. Illustrated with 1 folding map and 4 folding coast profiles. (Folio), 35.7x23.3 cm. (14¼x9¼"), boards with paper spine label.

With map "Joao Teixeira Cosographo de sua Magestade", dated 1649. Map depicts the entire east African coast, Arabia, Persia, the west coast of India and Indian Ocean. Joao Teixeira was a Portuguese cartographer. This particular map did not appear in print until it was published by Malchisedech Thevenot in his "Relationsde Divers Voyages Curieux...", in 1696.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Small hole in middle of map, some internal foxing and toning; overall very good.


 
Item number:
319353
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