East Indies c.1780 India Mogul Empire SE Asia islands by Kitchen folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Philippines, Borneo, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sumatra).
Issued 1770-90, London. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.
Note within Borneo notes the area is inhabited by a savage people. Decorative vignette title includes an elephant with riders and a Chinese temple.
Beautiful 18th century antique map, with original outline hand color.
3" closed tear from right middle inset tab, short paper repair to left edge, old damp staining and toning to left top edge now backed with old paper, right blank margin trimmed just inside outer neat line.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, still a pleasing visual example.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/8" H x 19 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 13 3/4" H x 19 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.