Auction 156, Lot 681

"Carte de l Inde au-dela du Gange Comprenant les Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan, &c. &c. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 10.9 inches
27.9 x 27.7 cm

A finely engraved map of Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Burma, with a small portion of China and Sumatra. The river systems are boldly engraved including the Mekong Delta and the topography is depicted pictorially. Adorned with a rococo cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Excellent impression and color on watermarked paper. Issued folding with light offsetting and a binding trim at bottom left that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/17/2016

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