*"Calecut Nuova Tavola" by Girolamo Ruscelli, Venice, 1574*

*"Guzurat Narsinga," by Sebastian Munster, from the Cosmographia, 1588 (with modern hand coloring)*

From Ortelius's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum," Latin edition of 1603 (with later hand coloring)

From Mercator's "India Orientalis," Amsterdam, 1636 [engraved 1606]

A miniature map of the Malabar and Coromandel coasts, from Pierre Duval's "Geographiae Universalis," 1679

From "Nova tabula terrarum Cucan, Canara, Malabaria, Madura & Coramandelia, cum parte septroniali insulae Ceylon, in Mari Indico Orientali" by Gerard van Keulen, Amsterdam, c.1704

*From a very detailed map by J. Covens and C. Mortier: 'Carte D'Une Partie Des Indes Orientales, Etats Du Mogol Les Côtes De Malabar Et De Coromandel &c. : dressée sur les Relations les plus nouvelles', Amsterdam: c.1740*

From a map by Kitchin, 1761, from A New General and Universal Atlas by Andrew Dury (Laurie & Whittle and Bowles & Carver, London)

*A miniature map by Thomas Jeffreys from Smollett's 'Voyages' (London, 1762)*

A map by P. Croisey, Paris, 1770, with north at the right: *left part*; *central part*; *right part*; *cartouche*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

*From a map by Rigobert Bonne, from Raynal's 'Histoire philosophique et politique des établissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes', Maestricht, 1774*

A copper-plate engraved map from Rigobert Bonne's "Atlas Portatif," Paris, 1780-81

The Coromandel Coast and Ceylon, by an unidentified cartographer, c.1790

*The Palk Strait and the Gulf of Manaar, from a map by SDUK, 1831*

*From James Wyld's "Atlas of the World," 1853*

From a map by J. H. Coulton, published in Coulton's Atlas of the World, 1856

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