Auction 116, Lot 754

"Carte des Indes et de la Chine…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: East and South East Asia

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 24 inches
62.2 x 61 cm

This large, attractive map covers the vast region extensively explored by the Europeans with particular emphasis on the trade routes on the mainland and the islands of the Philippines and the East Indies. In Japan, Hokkaido (Terre d' Yeco ou d'Eso) is attached to the Asian mainland, and the Sea of Japan is named Mer Orientale ou Mer de Coree. Two sheets, joined, as issued.

References:

Condition: B

Fine impression and original color with a light spot near center, else near fine.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/20/2006

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