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Auction 123, Lot 738

"Caerte van de Eylanden voor Batavia", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.6 x 5 inches
16.8 x 12.7 cm

This interesting small chart shows the natural bay on which the Dutch located the capital of the East India Company (VOC). The city is laid out in the Dutch manner with a connecting system of canals. Numerous sailing ships and native boats are shown in the bay. On full sheet of Dutch text.


Condition: B+

Bit of light soil in map with soil and a paper repair in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/20/2008