Auction 153, Lot 648

"Map of Asia", Wyld, James

Subject: Asia

Period: 1841 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

25.8 x 20.6 inches
65.5 x 52.3 cm

This detailed map of Asia depicts political boundaries, towns, rivers, deserts, and topography. There is excellent detail of the numerous islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. New Guinea still has a conjectural southern coastline. Surrounded by a keyboard style border.


Condition: B+

Original outline color on sturdy paper with a couple of tiny spots, a hint of toning along centerfold, and a centerfold separation that enters 1.5" into map at bottom and has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015