Auction 111, Lot 650

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

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: Cartes de l'Ancienne Geographie

Color: Black & White

10.3 x 8.6 inches
26.2 x 21.8 cm

A strapwork title cartouche takes in much of the Indian Ocean on this charming map that covers the region from the Maldives and Pakistan east to the Philippines and south to include nearly all of Indonesia. A large example of the mythical Lake Chiamay appears northeast of India on the Hondius model. East of Chiamay are two unnamed and spurious lakes. There are no place names in China north of Canton. Strapwork title cartouche and crisp impression.


Condition: B

A few very light foxing spots and some small printer's creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 6/8/2005