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Auction 166, Lot 684

"Las Indias Orientales y el Archipielago", Lopez de Vargas Machuca, Thomas (don)

Subject: Southern & Southeast Asia

Period: 1792 (published)

Publication: Atlas Elemental Moderno

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.9 x 7 inches
27.7 x 17.8 cm
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This map appeared in Lopez de Vargas Machuca's scarce Atlas Elemental Moderno, which was intended as a school atlas. The map extends from India through Southeast Asia and identifies major rivers, mountains, and cities. At right is a table identifying the various political divisions in the region and their association with one another.

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Condition: B+

Original color with light toning along the centerfold and some old adhesive stains along the edges of the sheet, confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/14/2018

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