Auction 124, Lot 671

"De Eilanden van Sunda, Waar onder zyn Sumatra, Java, Borneo, enz.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.5 inches
24.9 x 19.1 cm

Beautiful and uncommon map of Indonesia that shows the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo. The islands are very detailed and have many place names noted, including Sincapura (Singapore), Bali, Flores and more. A beautiful, fruit-garland title cartouche graces the page. Engraved by Antoine de Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

Fine sharp impression with minor damp stains in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/7/2008