Sanson Antique Indian map from 1690


I have this map in pristine condition, but it is uncolored. I have mixed feelings about the coloring of the map. If it was done contemporaneously, thats fine, but the later coloring detracts from the map.

SANSON D’ABBEVILLE, NICOLAS. PRESQU ISLE DE L’INDE. DECA LA GANGE OU SONT LES ROYAUMES, DE DECAN, DE GOLCONDE DE BISNAGAR, ET LE MALABAR. PARIS. c1690-1700. FULL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Inset shows an enlargement of the Malabar Kingdom. Margins trimmed. Skilled modern color. Encapsulated. 7.5″H. x 9.6″W

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