Auction 126, Lot 732

"Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et Nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 8.5 inches
26.2 x 21.6 cm

This delightful copper engraved map of the region extends from India to the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. In China there are three large spurious lakes and a confused river system. The decorative title cartouche includes an elephant and a man with a tamed leopard.

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Condition: A

Very sharp impression and lovely color. The binding trimmed margin has been extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/3/2008

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