Auction 148, Lot 707

"Les Vrays Indes dits Grands Indes ou Indes Orientales", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Black & White

12.4 x 9 inches
31.5 x 22.9 cm

An attractive small map covering the region from India east to Thailand and the Malay peninsula, north to China. The map is filled with towns and villages along the coastline, rivers and topography. Adorned by a decorative drape-style title cartouche and distance scale. Engraved by Charles Inselin.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.FER-3a; Pastoureau, Fer 1 [107]

Condition: A

Nice impression on watermarked paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $135

Closed on 2/19/2014