Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 717

"Carte Particuliere des Isles Moluques. Byzondere Kaart der Molukze Eylanden", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1765 (circa)

Publication: Harrevelt's Hist. Gen. des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

6 x 8.5 inches
15.2 x 21.6 cm

Delicately engraved map representing the western coast of Irian Jaya and the Moluccos Islands, the famous Spice Islands that were the cornerstone of the Dutch trading empire in the East Indies. The map locates the settlements and forts on each island.


Condition: A

Nice impression and attractive color. Light damp stain and a short tear in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 6/21/2006