Auction 108, Lot 509

"Carte de l'Asie Selon les Auteurs Anciens Enrichie de Remarques Historiques sur les Changemens qui y sont Arrivez", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Asia

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

15 x 12 inches
38.1 x 30.5 cm

Historical map of Asia and the East Indies depicting the parts of Asia known during ancient times. Geographically it is based on Sanson's Asia Vetus with a huge unidentified landmass to the east of the continent and Japan on Tiexeira's outline. The Philippines are identified as the Isles Sabadines. Surrounded with panels of French text by Nicholas Gueudeville. Overall size (19 x 14.7")

References: Yeo #96.

Condition: A+

Tissue repair on centerfold, not affecting map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/29/2004