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Auction 118, Lot 848

"Isles Moluques", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau Portatif…

Color: Black & White

10.6 x 8 inches
26.9 x 20.3 cm

This map of eastern Indonesia covers the famous Spice Islands and includes a bit of the northern coastline of Australia, labeled Terre du Sud. While quite detailed, many of the islands are still inadequately mapped, owing to the poor dissemination of geographical knowledge of the area between the European powers.


Condition: B

Light offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 3/6/2007