Auction 126, Lot 734

"Les Indes Orientales et Leur Archipel", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1762 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 12 inches
43.9 x 30.5 cm

A beautifully engraved map of the area from India to the Philippines including the islands of the East Indies, the Maldives and part of Taiwan. At the tip of the Malaysian Peninsula is a group of islands including Sin Capura. Political subdivisions and place names are shown in considerable detail. The decorative title cartouche features a sailing ship and cargo representing the importance of the region.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/3/2008

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