Auction 122, Lot 770

"The Principal Islands of the East Indies, According to ye Newest Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1712 (circa)

Publication: Atlas geographus, or a Compleat System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 7 inches
26.2 x 17.8 cm

This bold copper engraved chart of the East Indies includes Sumatra, Malacca (Malaysia), Siam, part of Guinea, and the Philippines. The southern part of Borneo is noted as Pepper Country. There is a surprising amount of detail, particularly the naming of numerous small islands.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007

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