Auction 139, Lot 646

"Partie de l'Inde au dela du Gange [on sheet with] Presqu-Isle de l'Inde au dela du Gange", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

Two maps on one sheet showing Burma and Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra. The map of Burma and northern Thailand shows the mythical Lac de Chiamai with five great rivers issuing from it. Each map is adorned with a lovely title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson’s small atlas.


Condition: A+

With a hint of pleasant toning in upper blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/15/2012