Auction 169, Lot 709

"Chine, et Indes avec les Isles; d'Apres les Descriptions les Plus Exactes", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Southern & Southeast Asia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.1 x 10.7 inches
30.7 x 27.2 cm

This lovely map covers the region from Persia to the Philippines, and south to include all of Indonesia. The map includes a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded by an ornate rococo-style frame that was printed from a separate plate. Brion was the former Geographer to the King of France, and Desnos was Geographer to the King of Denmark.

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Condition: B+

Original color on a bluish watermarked sheet with a few minor spots.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018

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