Auction 137, Lot 725

"Asia", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Asia

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 6.3 inches
23.4 x 16 cm

Interesting small map of the continent and South East Asia. Japan appears as a large single island incorporating Terra Yedso, and Compagnie Land is still shown to the east of Japan. Decorative title cartouche with merchants, exotic animals and a ship. German text to right of map.

References:

Condition: A

Wide margins with light soiling in blank margins that just enters neatline at bottom. Binding holes in left blank margin well away from map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/14/2011

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