Auction 133, Lot 641

"Archipel des Indes Orientales, qui comprend les Isles de la Sonde, Moluques et Philippines", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.2 x 19 inches
58.9 x 48.3 cm

A detailed depiction of the region centered on Borneo, showing Sumatra, Java, Malacca and Cambodia to the Philippines, New Guinea and Northern Australia (Nouvelle Hollande), with the Marianas shown in inset. Names Sincapoura (Singapore) and Batavia (Jakarta) and locates the important Spice Islands. With a decorative rococo-style title cartouche and three distance scales. Engraved by Guill' Delahaye.

References: Pedley #413.

Condition: A

Map image and impression is very good with original margins. A little marginal toning.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/1/2010