Auction 149, Lot 653

"Les Indies Orientales, ou sont distingues les Empires et Royaumes …", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 19 inches
56.1 x 48.3 cm

The large, finely engraved map covers the region from the Indian subcontinent through Indo-China and the northern part of Sumatra. The nice detail in India is contrasted with the unknown interior regions of Indo-China. It was published in 1757 as part of the first edition.

References: Pedley #400.

Condition: A

Fine original outline color, a sharp impression, and wide original margins. There are a few faint spots in the image, still overall near fine condition.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 5/21/2014