Auction 130, Lot 700

"Asia Verferliget…", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Asia

Period: 1741 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Selectus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 6.3 inches
19.1 x 16 cm

Interesting small map of the continent and South East Asia. Japan appears as a large single island incorporating Terra Yedso, and Compagnie Land is still shown to the east of Japan. The decorative title cartouche depicts merchants and exotic animals. A panel of German text to right of map describes the major empires.

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Condition: A

Dark impression and original color with some soil in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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