Auction 136, Lot 675

"Kaartje van Asia…", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: Asia

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7 inches
24.1 x 17.8 cm

This small Dutch map of Asia and South East Asia is filled with information. Kamchatka appears as a squat peninsula above the island of Land Iedso (Hokkaido), to the east of which is a large landmass labeled Compagnies L.. The Sea of Japan is named the Corease Zee. In the lower border the northern coastline of Australia makes a small appearance. And in the upper border Nova Zembla appears as a large landmass with a tiny isthmus linking it to the mainland.

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Condition: B+

Repaired along the outside fold with minor paper restoration.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 6/1/2011

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