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Auction 100, Lot 425

"The East Indies Drawn from the latest Discoveries…", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Asia - Southeast

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

10.3 x 9 inches
26.2 x 22.9 cm

Very attractive and beautifully engraved map that is still bound into the original June 1748 issue. Very detailed throughout the region extending from India to Japan and south to New Guinea. Large and decorative rococo-style cartouche. Engraved by Jeffreys while he was the Geographer to the Prince of Wales. A fine example of this map still in its original publication.

References: Jolly GENT-58.

Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression on fine hand laid paper with fine watermark.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/12/2002