Auction 93, Lot 328

"India Orientalis", Hondius

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.6 inches
18.3 x 14.2 cm

Fine example of this reduced version of Jodocus Hondius map of mainland Southeast Asia. It depicts the classical view of the river systems originating in a large Himalayan lake. India is much too narrow and Ceylon overly large. Full original color, which is very uncommon for Atlas Minor maps.

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Condition: A

Full original color, which is very uncommon for Atlas Minor maps.

Estimate: $650 - $700

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/6/2000

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