Auction 109, Lot 657

"Moluccae Insulae", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1601 (circa)

Publication: Caert Thresoor

Color: Black & White

5.2 x 3.5 inches
13.2 x 8.9 cm

Attractive miniature map of 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: A

Fine dark impression. Uneven toning and some tiny wormholes in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 12/1/2004