Auction 124, Lot 665

"Les Indes Orientales, ou sont Distingues les Empires et Royaumes…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

A crisply engraved map describing India, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, the island of Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and a portion of Sumatra. The map is filled with detail, particularly of the coastlines and small islands, including the tiny island of Sinca poura (Singapore). A decorative floral cartouche surrounds the title, and three scales of miles are located at the bottom of the map.

References: Pedley #400.

Condition: B+

A sound sheet with original outline color. There is some faint, irregular toning.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/7/2008