c 1768 ''A Map of the East Indies...'' - Blair


''A MAP of the EAST INDIES from the latest Authorities and Observations…'' London: John Blair, c. 1768.  Fine engraved map with later hand-coloring. (Image: 16 1/4 x 22 ’’)

This map depicts the East Indies with countries named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, islands, mountains, deserts and waterways are identified. Additional comments are found in the map, including “Wild People inhabit these Hills” (Kingdom of Pegu) and “Hendons a Savage People” (near Azmir). The inset, top, provides an enlarged view of ''The PHILIPPINE ISLANDS''.  

Shipped unmatted

  • Inventory# M-11361