Auction 133, Lot 645

"Insulae Indiae Orientalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 5.5 inches
19.6 x 14 cm

This little map focuses on the Spice Islands and the important trade capitals of the region. It covers the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Sincapura is depicted as an overly large island at the tip of Malaysia. English text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Faint show-through of text on verso, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/1/2010

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