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Auction 166, Lot 685

"Indostan, Presqu' Isles de l'Inde, Chine, Tartarie Independante", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Southern & Eastern Asia

Period: 1761 (dated)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

11.1 x 9.4 inches
28.2 x 23.9 cm
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Nicely engraved copperplate map of India, Southern China and part of Southeast Asia. The map extends from the eastern border with Persia and includes Coree and Formosa. There is good detail of political boundaries, rivers and mountain ranges. Embellished with a fine cartouche engraved by Arrivet. Engraved by E. Dussy. This is the first state.

References: Pedley #398.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with original color in the map and later color in the cartouche on paper with an "IV" watermark. There are some small worm holes confined to the far blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/14/2018