Auction 97, Lot 444

"Eastern Islands or Malay Archipelago", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1836 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.6 x 12.5 inches
39.6 x 31.8 cm

A fascinating map with great detail throughout and several interesting notations. An area marked Camboja is described "Alluvial country, part possessed by Siam, the lower part governed by a Cochin-Chinese viceroy but no geographic details are known." Interesting commentary about many of the islands, particularly relating to their natural resources. Colored to show the colonial possessions. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.


Condition: A

Lightly toned.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/5/2001