Auction 101, Lot 451

"Chine, et Indes Avec les Isles", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: China and Southeast Asia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 10.8 inches
30.5 x 27.4 cm

Very decorative sheet with decorative cartouche. An elaborate rococo border (printed from a separate plate) surrounds the map and adds a second plate mark. Good detail of major rivers and cities from Persia to the Philippines. Includes all of the East Indies and locates Ternate in the Spice Islands. Dated 1766 but published in 1770. A very handsome map.

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Condition: A

On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with nice original coloring. A couple small spots, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/4/2002

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