Auction 104, Lot 577

"Sumatrae et Insularum Locorumque Nonnullorum Circumiacentium Tabula Nova", Valck and Schenk

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1717 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor sive Geographica Compendiosa

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.7 inches
52.1 x 42.4 cm

A beautiful map of Sumatra with numerous place names including Palimbam (Palembang) and Atchem (Banda Aceh). Lovely compass rose with radiating rhumb lines orients the chart with north to the left. Decorative cartouche and distance scale, both fully colored.

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Condition: A+

A near perfect example of this chart. Very early and beautiful impression with lovely old color.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/10/2003

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