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Lot 933

3 Antique hand coloured maps, India, China, and the Planisphere, framed

Estimate £40 - £80 Sold for £1,800


The china map appears to be in good overall condition with some foxing, with script to the reverse 'plate no 107', label also stating 'China 1st Western Map of China (with Japan), Abraham Orteloius (1584) 1595.' A fine example of this 1st Western Map China based on the reports of Luis de Barbuda. Please see extra photos.


The map of India is only visible from the front side, the reverse is boarded but appears to be in good order with just some foxing. Label to the back is X Warrick Warrick Auctions Lot 313 September 2018.