"Insulae Moluccae Celebes, Gilolo &c.", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Period: 1652 (circa)
Publication: L'Asie en Plusieurs Cartes
Color: Hand Color
9.9 x 7.5 inches
25.1 x 19.1 cm
Attractive small map of the Spice Islands. It shows most of New Guinea named Terra Dos Papous et Nova Guinea with some harbors noted along the coasts. Locates many islands, most notably Mesol (Mysol), Ceram, Gilolo (Halmahera), Bouro, Amboina, Banda, and Celebes. Includes three small inset charts: Insulae Moluccae, Bachian ol Seque, and Banda. Title in strapwork motif.
References: Phillips (A) #494.
Crisp impression with nice old color. Minor defects in blank margins.