Auction 122, Lot 761

"'T Gedeelte van Indien aan Geene Zyde van den Gangesstroom [on sheet with] 'T Half Eilandt van Indien aan Geene Zyde van den Gangesstroom", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Two maps on one sheet that show Burma and the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra. The map of Burma and Northern Thailand features the mythical Lac de Chiamai with five great rivers issuing from it. Both of the maps are adorned with a lovely title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/5/2007

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