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1734. A New Chart of Part of the Coast of Coremandell from Armegon to Bimlepatam

  • A New Chart of Part of the Coast of Coremandell from Armegon to Bimlepatam

A New Chart of Part of the Coast of Coremandell from Armegon to Bimlepatam information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 2084x1712 px
Disk Size: 
 999457B
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 London

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  28.94 х 23.78
Printing at 150 dpi 
 13.89 х 11.41
Printing at 300 dpi 
 6.95 х 5.71

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A New Chart of Part of the Coast of Coremandell from Armegon to Bimlepatam

Scarce engraved sea chart of the Coromandel coast in southeast India covering the state of Andhra Pradesh from Bheemunipatnam (Bimlepatnam) near Visakhapatnam to Armegon.

The map includes details along the coast that suggest the firsthand surveying that went into its production. Soundings are given from harbor to harbor, effort has been put into annotating points of interest along the coast, clay ground anchorages are picked out, with a flag noted at the trading posts of various countries, including a Dutch outpost at Petepoly (Dutch), and English outposts at Massidaptam, Nassipore and Visakhapatnam.

The present example of the map is from the 1734 edition of Mount & Page's publication of the English Pilot, the Third Book, which was the definitive English-language sea chart book for the voyage to the East Indies when it was first introduced in the 17th century. The English Pilot, The Third Book, as well as the maps from it, is very scarce on the market; the last example to appear at auction was sold for over 150,000 euros.

This state of the map obliterates the imprint found below the title.

John Thornton (1614-1708) served as hydrographer to the Hudson Bay Company and East India Company. Thornton's two major atlas works were the Atlas Maritimus and the English Pilot in four books. The maps in these books reflected the knowledge he garnered in his respective appointments.


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
2084x1712 px
Disk:
999457B
Number of pages:
1
Place:
London
Author:
Mount & Page. Samuel Thornton.
$9.99

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