Auction 102, Lot 482

"Ost - Indien", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Asia - Southeast

Period: 1874 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12 inches
39.4 x 30.5 cm

A very handsome steel engraved chart prominently showing the East Indies, but extending to India and north to include all of the Philippines, Thailand and Burma. Inset of the British Isles on the same scale provides a sense of size. Delicately hand colored to indicate colonial control by Holland, France, England, Spain and Portugal.

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Condition: A

Marginal separation just into border, soft crease at corner.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $70

Closed on 3/5/2003

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