Auction 115, Lot 716

"Carte von den Gegenden um Batavia", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.8 inches
27.9 x 19.8 cm

Handsome plan of the city of Jakarta and surrounding countryside includes an engraved view, as seen from the sea, spanning the top of the chart. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose complete the composition.

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Condition: A

Small worm hole infilled without loss of engraving, else near fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/21/2006

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