Auction 101, Lot 446

"Route Exacte de Gamron a Batavia et De Batavia a Gamron", Bruyn, Cornelius de

Subject: South Asia

Period: 1718 (published)

Publication: Voyages Par Le Muscovie, En Perse, Et Aux Indes Orientales

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 9.3 inches
30.5 x 23.6 cm

De Bruyn, a Dutch artist, began his epic journey to Moscow, Persia and the East Indies in 1701 at the age of 50. He spent most of 1703-04 in Persia and then traveled to Java in 1706. This map depicts his route from Gamron (modern Bandar Abas) to Batavia (Jakarta). Finely engraved with a decorative title cartouche and compass rose printed on fine paper with an elaborate watermark.

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Condition: A

Very faint offsetting, else very fine with huge margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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