Auction 123, Lot 742

"Isle de Baly - 'T Eiland Baly", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Indonesia, Bali

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 7.5 inches
22.9 x 19.1 cm

An uncommon little map of Bali with an inset of the royal palace and a Balinese temple, with a portion of the coastlines of Java and Lombok. A delicately engraved compass rose orients the map.


Condition: B+

A dark impression. The map has a small area of paper weakness with a tiny hole just above the temple view.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/20/2008