Auction 123, Lot 743

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

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

A superb impression. There is some minor marginal soil, not affecting the map

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/20/2008

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