Auction 123, Lot 744

"Kaart van de Sundasche en Moluksche Eilanden", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas, tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.6 inches
31.8 x 21.8 cm

This great small map focuses on the islands of Java, Sumatra, Celebes, Borneo, New Guinea as well as the tip of Australia's northern coast. Interesting notations depict the directions of the winds during the various months of the year. Includes an inset map of the Moluccas, the famous Spice Islands. This is the scarce Dutch edition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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