Auction 162, Lot 687

"Carte de l Inde au-dela du Gange Comprenant les Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan, &c. &c...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.9 x 10.9 inches
27.7 x 27.7 cm

This finely engraved map covers 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+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting and toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/26/2017

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