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MAN 005 Zweiter Theil der Karte von Asien, welcher China, einen Thiel der Tartarei, Indien jenseits des Ganges, die Inseln Sumatra, Iava, Borneo, Moluken, Philippinen, und Iapon enthaelt.(2 sheets)

by on Sep.17, 2012, under East Indies with Australia

Vast antique engraved map in two sheets covering all of East Asia from the mouth of the Ganges to West New Guinea and from Tartary and Korea to Timor.by Franz Anton Schraembl. Dated 1786 in the plate. From his large and spectacular “Allgemeiner deutscher Atlas aller Länder”, Vienna 1786-94  He acknowledges a debt to d’Anville but provides fuller geographical information.

Each map 478 x 675 mm (18 ¾ x 26 ½ in)
Original outline colour. Excellent condition except for signs of handling in lower right hand corner of outer margin and an unobtrusive fold along left hand border of one map.                                                                                           SOLD