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CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham

Genealogie Des Empereurs Mogols Depuis Tamberlan ou Tamerlan

Amsterdam, c.1715
370 x 430 mm., in recent wash colour and good condition.
This decorative plate describes the history and genealogy of the Mogol Empire. The tree is centre with maps of Mogul Empire or India and the Kingdom of Kashmir in the upper corners. The illustrations are fully described in French with three illustrations across the bottom illustrating three customs of the region. Elephants tussling each other, the weighing of the Emporer and the ritual of burning the dead. It was published in the fifth volume of the encyclopaedic atlas by Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743) entitled ‘Atlas Historique ou Nouvelle Introduction a l’Histoire, a la Chronologie & a la Geographie’. It was issued from 1705 to 1720 in 7 volumes. Koeman II p. 33; Phillips 579; Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ T.Chat-1a; Van Waning ‘Chatelain’s Atlas Historique’ in IMCoS Journal 120 pp. 7-15.
Stock number: 9351

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