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Antique Map of Southeastern Asia and Northern Australia (1833) – SOLD

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Antique map of Southeastern Asia titled ‘Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia showing the districts in Annam and Tonquin which France proposes to annex and to place under a Protectorate, the portion of New Guinea proposed to be acquired by Queensland, and the districts affected by the volcanic eruptions in Java’.

The map depicts the British, French, Portuguese and Spanish speaking parts of Indonesia. Also depicting the Proposed French Protectorate and the Telegraph Lines.

A very interesting political map indicating the Colonial Powers control/proposed annexation of territories in the area plus ‘ Districts Effected by the Volcanic Eruptions in Java. This map was published as a supplement of the Graphic, September the 22nd of 1883.

Thomas Letts (1803 – 1873) was an English stationer and printer who popularised the diary. He was born at Stockwell, London, the son of John Letts, a bookbinder and … in the family business by his son, Charles, and together they raised capital for expansion into a limited company in 1870, trading as ‘Letts,Son & Co.

Publisher: Letts Son & Co
Year: 1883
Purchase Code: M1614

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