Auction 149, Lot 624

"Carte de l'Asie Selon les Auteurs Anciens Enrichie de Remarques Historiques sur les Changemens qui y Sont Arrivez", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Asia

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.9 x 11.9 inches
37.8 x 30.2 cm

This historical map of Asia and the East Indies depicts the parts of Asia known during ancient times. Geographically it is based on Sanson's Asia Vetus with a huge unidentified landmass to the east of the continent and Japan on Tiexeira's outline. The Philippines are identified as the Isles Sabadines. Surrounded with panels of French text by Nicholas Gueudeville. Overall size to neatline with text is 19.1 x 14.8".

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with minor offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014

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