"Nouvelle Carte de l'Isle de Java", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1752 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's L' Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
16.9 x 8 inches
42.9 x 20.3 cm
Attractive chart of the island depicting soundings around the coast, all principal harbors, rivers and elevations, bays and points, settlements and provinces. Included are Madura, Bali, Sunda Strait and the southeastern tip of Sumatra. The island is divided into provinces and the kingdoms of Bantam, Tsieribon and Jacatra. Nice compass rose and decorative title cartouche complete the map.
Couple of spots in margins, well away from map. Binding trim replaced to better accommodate framing.