Auction 108, Lot 585

"India Orientalis", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 5.7 inches
19.3 x 14.5 cm

Small map of the region from India through southern China and the Philippines. Covers all of the Malaysian Peninsula with parts of North Sumatra and Borneo. The Bay of Cambray is very exaggerated. The mythical Chiamai Lacus appears northeast of India, along with two large lakes in China. Decorative title and distance scale cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A+

Bottom corner chipped, else very fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/29/2004

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