Auction 136, Lot 719

"[Untitled - Southern Asia]", Hole, William

Subject: Asia - Southern

Period: 1614 (published)

Publication: Raleigh's The History of the World

Color: Hand Color

15 x 9.8 inches
38.1 x 24.9 cm

A very interesting map of the area from the Eastern Mediterranean (Alexandria) to Malaysia and Sumatra. Shows The passage of Nimrod and The passage of Ophir en Hauilah into India. The Arck is boldly depicted in the mountains of present-day Afghanistan. The map is decorated with a partial compass rose and the seas are fully stippled.

References: Laor #335.

Condition: B+

There is a professional repair in the upper fold on verso and a few tears repaired with archival tape in the lower blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/1/2011