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Auction 106, Lot 502

"Charte von Ost-Indien Nach den besten Hutfsmittelnverfast", Dirwaldt, Joseph

Subject: South Asia

Period: 1816 (published)

Publication: Allgemeiner hand-atlas

Color: Black & White

17.5 x 12.8 inches
44.5 x 32.5 cm
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Well engraved map extending from west of Hyperbad to include all of Indo-China, Hainan Island, and most of Sumatra. Engraved by Tranquillo Mollo, who collaborated with several French and English mapmakers and published Dirwald's atlas. This work rarely appears on the market.


Condition: B

Crisp impression. Close trimmed nearly to neatline, as issued. At upper right is old manuscript labeling rivers in very fine hand.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/3/2004