Auction 110, Lot 619

"Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1660 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 8.6 inches
26.7 x 21.8 cm

Charming copper engraved map of the region from India to the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. There are no place names in China north of Canton. Three large, spurious lakes and a confused river system fill the interior of China. Title enclosed in strapwork cartouche.


Condition: B

Old, faded coloring. Damp stains in blank margins with some old repairs.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005