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MAS 070 Map of the Kingdom of Siam and its dependencies

by on Sep.17, 2012, under South East Asia

Map of the Kingdom of Siam and its dependencies.  Antique colour   lithographed map by H Sharbau, showing Thailand according to Siamese   Government surveys; the northern boundary is indeterminate, but the kingdom   includes modern day Laos and parts of Cambodia and Malaysia.  From the Proceedings of the Royal   Geographical Society, 1888.  476 x 614   mm.  Very good condition, some fraying   of the edges of the margins and folds to fit the journal of the RGS.   $A250.
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MAE 014 Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum Adjacentium.

by on Apr.29, 2012, under Asia, East Indies with Australia, South East Asia

 Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum Adjacentium.

By Jan van Braam & G. onder den Linden. From Francois Valentijn’s Oude en neu Oost Indien 1724-26. Tooley 1268.

507 x 677 mm.

Full contemporary colouring. Good condition with minor soiling and marginal fraying; paper slightly brittle.

$A3750

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MAS 016 Moluccae Insulae Celeberimae

by on Apr.26, 2012, under Asia, South East Asia

 

Moluccae Insulae Celeberimae

Engraved antique map by Guiliem Blaeu  1640. Coversthe Moluccas Islands, the fabled spice islands of the East Indies (off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia)

375x486mm

Gorgeous original  colour. Condition: very good  few insignificant brown spots, some creases at centrefold, repaired wormhold at margins

 

$A1000


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MAI 007 Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia, South East Asia

MAI  007 del'Isle Ceylon

Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan.

Antique engraved map of Sri Lanka by Guillaume de l’Isle from an atlas by Covens & Mortier, c1730. 

462 x 567 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition very good, slightly browned outer edges and a slit at the centre fold joined with conservation tape. $A800

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