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Antique Map South-East Asia by Merian (c.1638) – SOLD

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Antique Map South-East Asia by Merian titled ‘India Orientalis et Insvlae Adiecentes’.

Rare decorative map of Southeast Asia, India and western Oceania, based upon Blaeu’s India Orientalis map of the same period. Matthäus Merian der Ältere (or “Matthew”, “the Elder”, or “Sr.”; 22 September 1593 – 19 June 1650) was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house. He was a member of the patrician Basel Merian family.

Purchase Code: M1604

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  • Date: c.1738
  • Overall size: 22 x 29 cm.
  • Image size: 21 x 24 cm.
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