Auction 160, Lot 721

"Carte des Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan, &c. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mainland Southeast Asia

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.9 x 10.9 inches
27.7 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.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding now flattened on watermarked paper with some light mildew stains along the central vertical fold. A binding trim at bottom right has been professionally replaced with old paper and an associated 1/4" binding tear has also been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/16/2016

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