Auction 139, Lot 652

"Insulae Indiae Orientalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.5 inches
19.8 x 14 cm

This little map focuses on the Spice Islands and the important trade capitals of the region. It covers the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Sincapura is depicted as an overly large island at the tip of Malaysia. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Trimmed to neatline at top with marginal soiling. Cardinal directions are written in old manuscript ink in the blank margins

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/15/2012

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