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Interesting regional map of Afganistan, Pakistan, Tibet and India.

Extends from the Hindmind River and Kandahar in the west, to the mouth of the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal in the east. Extends north to the Kaboul and Kashmir regions.

A wonderfully detailed map. Includes a large decorative title cartouche.

J.V. Schley Biography

Jakob van der Schley was a skilled draftsman and engraver who operated out of Amsterdam and had strong ties with the Hague. He was trained by Bernard Picart and his style resembles that of the elder man. Van der Schely was known for intricately engraved portraits and frontispieces. He signed most of the plates used in the Hague edition of the Abbe Prevost's Histoire generale des voyages