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1780 Raynal and Bonne Map of Southern India

A fine example of Rigobert Bonne and G. Raynal’s 1780 map of Southern India. Includes the island of Sri Lanka as well as the Maldives and Andaman and Nicobar Island chains. Arrows in the Indian ocean show the direction of the trade wines in different seasons. Highly detailed, showing towns, rivers, some topographical features, ports and political boundaries. Drawn by R. Bonne for G. Raynal’s Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, Dressé pour l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Établissemens et du Commerce des Européens dans les Deux Indes .

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