Lot 93
  • 93

Blaeu, Joan

Estimate
200,000 - 250,000 GBP
Sold
248,750 GBP
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Description

  • Archipelagus Orientalis sive Asiaticus. <em>Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, [1659]</em>
Large wall map of Southeast Asia and Australia in 6 engraved map-sheets, 3 panels of letterpress descriptive text in Latin, Dutch and French with imprint of Blaeu in the 3 languages, inset maps of Borin and the Solomon islands, contemporary hand colour, backed on original linen, original decorated rollers, total dimensions 158.7 x 117.4cm., some damage with loss to engraved area and text
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