Auction 101, Lot 450

"Premiere Carte des Isles de la Sonde", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Handsome map of the island of Sumatra, the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula, and Singapore. A bit of Borneo and Java are also shown. Singapore is depicted as a group of islands at the tip of Malaysia. Numerous small islands in the region are shown and named.

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Condition: A

Trimmed at binding side, but still adequate for framing.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/4/2002

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