Auction 129, Lot 786

"Aracam", Kaerius, Petrus

Subject: Myanmar - Burma

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Langenes' Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.4 inches
12.7 x 8.6 cm

North is on the left of this early map of the kingdoms that made up Burma at the end of the sixteenth century. The map is focused on the major rivers and the coastal cities making up the powerful seagoing kingdom of Arakan. This is from the very rare first edition of Langenes miniature atlas. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82; Suarez Fig #107.

Condition: B+

Soiled margins with some expert paper restoration at edges.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 9/23/2009