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Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson: L'Inde deca et dela le Gange, ou est L'Empire du Grand Mogol

Map: IC2291
 
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: L'Inde deca et dela le Gange, ou est L'Empire du Grand Mogol
Date: 1654
Published: Paris
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 14 inches / 36 cm
Map ref: IC2291
Description:
Finely engraved French map of the Moghul Empire based upon the celebrated ‘Baffin-Roe Map’.

This is the first regional map of India in English. It is sourced from primary documents obtained personally by its author Thomas Roe and was drawn by one of the greatest Polar explorers, William Baffin. Such is its importance, fame and influence that it is one of the few cartographic documents that has its own name: the Baffin-Roe Map.

Original colour. [IC2291]