Auction 151, Lot 644

"Oceanique Occidentale", Malte-Brun, Conrad

Subject: Southeast Asia, Northern Australia

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Complet du Precis de la Geographie Universelle...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.8 x 8.7 inches
30 x 22.1 cm

This striking map spans includes Taiwan and southeastern China, Indochina, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, the Marianas, the Caroline Islands, and the northern coast of Australia. Place names appear along the coasts along with a small amount of topographical detail, and hundreds of small islands are identified in the area's many archipelagos. Papua New Guinea's coastlines are incomplete. Engraved by Jean Baptiste Marie Chamouin and drawn by Giraldon.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with a few negligible spots.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014

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