Auction 124, Lot 680

"Plan oder Grundriss der Stadt und derer Vorstatte, wie auch des Castels Batavia", Heydt, Johann Wolfgang

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1739 (dated)

Publication: Allerneuester geographisch

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 8.8 inches
26.2 x 22.4 cm

Charming bird's-eye plan of the city of Batavia (Jakarta), the Dutch colonial capital. The chart is oriented with north to the right by a beautiful compass rose. An extensive key to the plan is contained in a scroll cartouche. Engraved by A. Hoffer.

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Condition: A

Minor repaired tear in top blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/7/2008

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