Auction 135, Lot 668

"Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et Nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 8.4 inches
25.9 x 21.3 cm

This delightful copper engraved map of the region extends from India to the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. In China there are three large spurious lakes and a confused river system. The decorative title cartouche includes an elephant and a man with a tamed leopard.

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Condition: B+

Lightly toned with slightly faded color. A tiny fold separation in the top margin has been closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/16/2011

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