Auction 111, Lot 651

"Asiae pars Australis, Insulae Indicae cum svis Naturae Dotibus", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1710 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.7 x 8.7 inches
34.8 x 22.1 cm

Very decorative map focusing on the islands of South East Asia. A huge compass rose fills the Indian Ocean, an array of indigenous plants and animals are depicted in Nova Hollandia, and the seas are filled with sea monsters and flying fish.

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Condition: A+

Crisp impression, later color.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/8/2005

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