Auction 146, Lot 720

"Insulae Indiae Orientalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 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.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with attractive color and one spot in Borneo.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/4/2013

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