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Auction 191, Lot 695

"Partie de la Nouvelle Grande Carte des Indes Orientales, Contenant les Isles Maldives, Ceylan, Malacca, Sumatra &c. avec les Terres Adjacentes de Couchin...", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Southeast Asia & Indian Ocean

Period: 1743 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 19.6 inches
60.2 x 49.8 cm
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This decorative map is centered on a large compass rose in the Indian Ocean. It details the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and the Malaysian peninsula with three inset detail maps along the bottom including a part of the Malabar coastline, a part of the Sri Lankan coast including Negombo, and the Maduran Strait between Java and Madura. This is the southwestern sheet of a 4-sheet map of Southern and Southeast Asia; each map stands on its own with full borders and a title above the map.


Condition: B+

A sharp impression with full contemporary color on a lightly toned sheet with several small stains in the top corners of the sheet and light dampstains along the sides of the sheet.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/8/2023