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Lot 656
By: Jean B.N.D. d' Apres de Mannevillette
Subject: Sumatra
Date: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Neptune Orientale

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 26.2 x 19 inches
         66.6 x 48.3 cm

    This sea chart depicts the central portion of the western coastline of Sumatra, from approximately Singkil in the north and extending south of Padang. The islands of Musala and Nias are noted offshore, although other islands a similar distance from the coast are missing, including Kepulauan Batu and Siberut. A safe sailing route along the coast is shown along with soundings, rocks, shoals and safe anchorages. The chart is oriented with north to the left. Engraved by Guillaume-Nicolas Delahaye.

Condition Description: A fine impression on heavy, watermarked paper with very minor soiling. There are a few shadows caused by our scanner that appear in the image, but are not on the map itself.

Ref: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.APR-1c.

$120.00 - $150.00
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