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Two-sheet sea chart of the Malay Peninsula

MORTIER, Pieter.

Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. et les Isles Voisine.
Amsterdam, c.1705. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 785 x 565mm, with wide margins.

A large and decorative chart showing from the Irawaddy Delta and Vietnam south to Sumatra, Borneo and Java, marking 'Cingapura'. It was published in Mortier's monumental three-part sea-atlas, 'Le Neptune François'. The first part was a counterfeit of a French original (with 'à Paris' in the publication line); the second part, the 'Atlas Maritime' contained charts engraved by Romain de Hooghe, including the famous chart of the Mediterranean; the third, the 'Suite de Neptune François', contained charts from Portuguese sources.

KOEMAN: Mor 7; 'This magnificent work was intended more as a show-piece' (Vol IV p.424).
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Stock Id :20067

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Two-sheet sea chart of the Malay Peninsula

MORTIER, Pieter.

Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. et les Isles Voisine.
Amsterdam, c.1705. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 785 x 565mm, with wide margins.

A large and decorative chart showing from the Irawaddy Delta and Vietnam south to Sumatra, Borneo and Java, marking 'Cingapura'. It was published in Mortier's monumental three-part sea-atlas, 'Le Neptune François'. The first part was a counterfeit of a French original (with 'à Paris' in the publication line); the second part, the 'Atlas Maritime' contained charts engraved by Romain de Hooghe, including the famous chart of the Mediterranean; the third, the 'Suite de Neptune François', contained charts from Portuguese sources.

KOEMAN: Mor 7; 'This magnificent work was intended more as a show-piece' (Vol IV p.424).
Stock ID : 20067

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