Auction 124, Lot 668

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

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Atlas Portatif…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 10.8 inches
26.7 x 27.4 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. Dutch title is in the lower margin: Kaart der Koningryken Siam, Tonkin, Pegu, Ava, Arakan, &ca.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, with a sharp impression and original color. There are a couple of soft creases at bottom, still very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/7/2008

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