Auction 130, Lot 678

"De Persia Anze Zee…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Arabian Sea

Period: 1707 (circa)

Publication: Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Land-Reysen…

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6 inches
21.6 x 15.2 cm

This uncommon little map illustrates the travels of Diego Lopez De Sequeira, a Portuguese admiral, who was governor of Portuguese India between 1518 and 1522. In 1520 he led a military campaign to the Red Sea and helped establish an embassy to Ethiopia. A large pictorial cartouche fills the sea between Indian and Africa.


Condition: A

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/2/2009