Auction 108, Lot 553

"[Untitled - Southern Asia]", Hole, William

Subject: South Asia

Period: 1614 (published)

Publication: Raleigh's The History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 9.7 inches
37.3 x 24.6 cm

A very interesting map of the area from the Eastern Mediterranean (Alexandria) to Malaysia and Sumatra. Shows The passage of Nimrod and The passage of Ophir en Hauilah into India. The Arck is boldly depicted in the mountains of present-day Afghanistan. The map is decorated with a partial compass rose.

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Condition: B

A few minor spots and paper weakness at centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/29/2004

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