Auction 148, Lot 706

"Partie Meridionale de l'Inde en Deux Presqu'Isles, l'une deca et l'autre dela le Gange…", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1654 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 14.8 inches
52.1 x 37.6 cm

This map of southern Asia is divided into kingdoms and extends from India in the west to Sumatra and Borneo in the east. The mountainous topography of the region is depicted, and there are numerous place names along the coasts. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche, floating in water. Engraved by J. Somer.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V [9].

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold, a few tiny rust spots, and a couple of small damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $450

Closed on 2/19/2014

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