Auction 134, Lot 673

"Presqu'Ile au dela du Gange et Archipel de l'Inde", Chanlaire & Mentelle

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1804 (published)

Publication: Atlas National

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 12.6 inches
42.4 x 32 cm

Centered on the East Indies with great detail of the islands and showing most of New Guinea. Extends to include the southern China coastline, Siam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Burma, the Malaysian Peninsula, etc. Title cartouche in rectangle with 'An XII' indicating this is from the 1804 atlas. A remarkable ten distance scales are shown at upper right.

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Condition: B+

On a full sheet of hand laid paper with very wide margins and two watermarks. Fine condition except for faint centerfold toning.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/1/2010

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