Mortier: Sea Chart – Indian Ocean – Asia
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Asia – Indian Ocean – Sea chart

Title: “Carte Particuliere d'une Partie d'Asie ou sont Les Isles d'Andemaon, Ceylan, Les Maledives … Partie Occidentale d'une partie D'Asie ou sont les Isles De Zocotora, De L'Amirante…Dressé sur les Memoires le Plus Nouveaux a Amsterdam chez Pierre Mortier avec privilege.“

Beautiful sea chart, depicting the Indian Ocean with the Arabic peninsula, the Horn of Africa, Iran, Central Asia, India, the Maldives, the Andaman Islands, Sri Lanka, and a part of Sumatra. The main focus of the map are the islands of the Indian Ocean and the trade routes from North Africa to Asia with the main seaports.

Large copper engraving printed of two plates on handmade paper with original border colouring. Publisher: Pierre Mortier (1661-1711) from the atlas “Le Neptune François”, part 3 “Atlas Maritime”, Amsterdam c. 1700.

Size of the map: 60 x 86,5 cm, Verso: blank

Very good print, centrefold, beautiful colours and condition.

Ref.: Koeman IV Maritime Atlases