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Auction 105, Lot 505

"Moluccae Insulae", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1601 (circa)

Publication: Caert Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.4 inches
12.4 x 8.6 cm
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Includes 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.


Condition: B

Nice impression and original coloring. Worm hole in lower corner of blank margin, well away from map. Uneven toning to map, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2003