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Sumatra, Borneo, and Budapest, Six Framed Maps and Prints.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1578
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Sumatra, Borneo, and Budapest, Six Framed Maps and Prints. Including: a hand-colored engraving of Olivier Van Noort's map of Borneo used in his own works and also published by de Bry, this particular example is page 409/410 from de Bry's West Indianischer Historien Under Theil, the original folio sheet intact but folded in half, mat trimmed to show the map only; Jacques Nicolas Bellin's Carte de L'Isle de Sumatra, engraved, c. 1764, uncolored; two prints of Sumatran batak structures from Hugo V. Pedersen's Door den Oost-Indischen Archipel, 1908, one in color and one in black-and-white; [together with] two framed engravings of Budapest from Daniel Meisner's Sciagraphia Cosmica, a 17th century work containing many town views; all pieces matted and framed. (6)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Olivier Van Noort, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Hugo V. Pedersen, Daniel Meisner, Borneo, Budapest, Asia, Batak, Geography of Asia, Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Theodor de Bry

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