Auction 158, Lot 413

"Insulae Indiae Orientalis", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1631 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 5.6 inches
19.3 x 14.2 cm

Charming map of the East Indies covering the coast of Indochina and Malaysia with the Philippines and Indonesia. The map shows the famous Spice Islands and the important trade capitals of the region. The west coast of New Guinea is exaggerated and the southern coastline of Java (Iava Maior) is shown only by a dotted line. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Light show-through of text on verso, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/22/2016

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