Auction 99, Lot 461

"India Orientalis", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 5.6 inches
19.3 x 14.2 cm

Small map of the region from India through southern China and the Philippines. Covers all of the Malay peninsula with parts of North Sumatra and Borneo. The Bay of Cambray is very exaggerated. The mythical Chiamai Lac appears northeast of India, along with two large lakes in China. Decorative title and distance scale cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Later color. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/12/2002

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