Auction 115, Lot 636

"Asia", Heylin, Peter

Subject: Asia

Period: 1703 (published)

Publication: Cosmography in four books

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14 inches
41.9 x 35.6 cm

This rare map of Asia depicts the northern region projecting too far east with the Land of Jesso extending off the map. The map includes good detail through South East Asia and the islands in the Indian Ocean. It is embellished with a simple strapwork title cartouche. The map may have been drawn by Robert Morden but there is no engraver's signature.

References: TMC #57, pp. 2-8.

Condition: A

Couple of minor printer's creases else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/21/2006

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