Auction 145, Lot 724

"Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et Nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 8.6 inches
26.2 x 21.8 cm

This delightful copper engraved map of the region extends from India to the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. In China there are three large spurious lakes and a confused river system. The decorative title cartouche includes an elephant and a man with a tamed leopard.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-8a [35].

Condition: A

Attractive color with a hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/12/2013