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Auction 179, Lot 768

"India Orient", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Southern & Southeast Asia

Period: 1603 (published)

Publication: Epitome of the Theater of the Worlde

Color: Hand Color

4.6 x 3.3 inches
11.7 x 8.4 cm
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This delightful miniature map covers East and Southeast Asia with Americae Pars in the upper right corner. It appeared in a later English edition of the Epitome published by James Shawe. An alternative title, The Easte Indies vvith the Iles, runs above the upper neatline. English text on verso.

References: King (2nd Ed.) pp. 64-65 & 88-89; Phillips (A) #3407-101; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8400:333.

Condition: B+

Lightly soiled with some small worm holes in the bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/16/2020