Sale 503 Lot 16

VAN DER AA, Pieter (1659-1733)
L'Asie selon les nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie des Sciences. Leiden: Pieter van der Aa, [1713].

Engraved map of Asia, image 466 x 655 mm (558 x 758 mm sheet), matted and framed. Decorative cartouche, inset maps of the north east coast. (Tiny hole in image, upper right margin browned.) The allegorical cartouche features Mercury, the god of commerce; the inset maps present speculative geography of the northeast coast, and are attributed to Martini and Verbiest in the Jesuit Relations. RARE.


Estimate $ 1,000-1,500







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