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Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Date: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarumů
Condition Code: A
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Color: hand color
Size: 5.3 x 3.7 inches
13.5 x 9.4 cm
Attractive miniature map of the Indonesian Spice Islands located between Borneo and Irian Jaya. Locates the islands of Celebes, Halmahera, Buru, Banda, etc. A very early look at this famous part of the world. The majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator. French text on verso.
Condition Description: A dark impression with attractive color on watermarked paper.
Ref: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8560:342.