Auction 123, Lot 733

"Carte des Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan, &c.", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 1.8 inches
27.2 x 4.6 cm

A finely engraved map of Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Burma, with a small portion of China and Sumatra. The river systems are boldly engraved, including the Mekong Delta and the topography is depicted pictorially.

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Condition: A

A fine impression on a sturdy sheet, with a hint of offsetting in the top margin. Paper has been added to the upper left binding side to facilitate framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/20/2008

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