Auction 115, Lot 710

"India Orientalis", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 5.5 inches
19.6 x 14 cm

Small map depicts the region from India through southern China and the Philippines, covering 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. It is adorned with decorative title and distance scale cartouches and engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A

Light surface soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/21/2006

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