Auction 111, Lot 663

"Kaart der Nederlandsche Bezittingen in Oostindien. Possessions hollandaises aux Indes Orientales", Desterecq, Francois

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1841 (published)

Publication: Atlas der Nederlanden

Color: Black & White

Size:
21.7 x 17.5 inches
55.1 x 44.5 cm

This obscure map provides remarkable detail throughout the East Indies. Three large insets detail other Dutch colonies in the West Indies, South America and Africa: 1) De Caraibische Eilanden Iles; 2) De Kolonie Surinamen Zuid-Amerika; and 3) Carte de la Cote d'Or sur la Cote de la Haute Guinee. Desterecq was the director of the Establissement Geographique de F. Desterecq in The Hague.

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Condition: B

A few very light spots or stains. One area of abrasion just into lower border. Stamp of the Geographische Institute Utrecht is at lower right corner, well away from map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/8/2005

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