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Old antique map of Sumatra by Pieter van der Aa

Item number:26126
Category:Antique maps > asia > southeast asia
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Price: 950 Euro ($1064 / £836)
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L'Île de Sumatra. - Pieter van der Aa, 1713.      VERY RARE

Old map of Sumatra by P. Van der Aa.

Shows the Isle of Sumatra, the Strait of Malacca, Singapore, and the southern part of the Malay Peninsula.
Oriented to the Northwest.

Date of the first edition: 1713
Date of this map: 1713

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 26 x 16cm (10.1 x 6.1 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, trimmed to neatline and mounted on heavy paper at an early time.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 4, 54:25; Koeman, Aa7 (154); Not in Durant-Curtis.

From: Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713) (Koeman, Aa7).

Van der Aa maps are rarely found in original colouring.

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