Auction 125, Lot 805

"[Lot of 4 - East Indies]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages


See Description

This nice group of copper engraved maps details the East Indies islands important to the spice trade. 1) Carte Particuliere des Isles Moluques, hand color, (6 x 8.5"); 2) Carte Particuliere de l'Isle d'Amboine (Byzondere Kaart van het Eyland Amboina), engraved by Van Schley, uncolored (11.5 x 8.5"); 3) Carte de l'Isle Celebes ou Macassar,1765, hand color, (5.8 x 8"); and 4) Plan de l'Isle Onrust - Grondtekening van't Eiland Onrust, engraved by Van Schley, uncolored (10.8 x 7.3"), short tear in bottom margin. A great lot of Spice Island related charts.


Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/24/2008