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Auction 126, Lot 782

"Isles des Maldives", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Indian Ocean, Maldives

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm
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This interesting miniature map of the Indian Ocean details Sri Lanka, the southern tip of India and the Maldives. An ornate aquatic cartouche with merfolk fills the bottom of the map.


Condition: A

Nice impression on a sheet with a minor printer's crease. There is a light damp stain at upper right corner, well away from map image.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 12/3/2008