Auction 130, Lot 747

"Entwurf des Birmanschen Reichs nach einer Zeichnung von Dalrymple", Dalrymple, Alexander

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1812 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 9 inches
25.4 x 22.9 cm

This curious map is finely drawn on a slightly trapezoid projection. It includes the area of present day Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Limited details include major cities, rivers and some topographical information. It includes the Andaman Islands and Taiwan (Insel Hainan), and part of the mouth of the Ganges.

References:

Condition: B+

On thin paper with huge margins and deckled edges and two watermarks. A few very small and light spots, otherwise near fine.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/2/2009

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