"Les Indes Orientales et Leur Archipel Assujeties aux Observations Astronomiqes Combinees avec les Itineraires Anciens et Modernes...", Bonne/Lattre
Subject: Southern & Southeast Asia
Period: 1771 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Moderne
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 12.8 inches
46.5 x 32.5 cm
A beautifully engraved map of the area from India to the Philippines including the islands of the East Indies, the Maldives and part of Taiwan. At the tip of the Malaysian Peninsula is a group of islands including Sin Capura. Political subdivisions and place names are shown in considerable detail. The decorative title cartouche features a sailing ship and cargo representing the importance of the region.
Contemporary outline color on a watermarked sheet with light toning and soiling.