Auction 127, Lot 741

"De Moluccos, of Speceri-dragende Eilanden Tussen Gilolo en Celebes gelegen", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1707 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 6 inches
22.4 x 15.2 cm

Very handsome map of the famous Spice Islands of present-day Indonesia. The map is oriented with north to the right by a compass rose. The large pictorial cartouche illustrates the Portuguese expedition of Diego Lopez de Sequeira of 1509 and shows an erupting volcano in the background - a common sight in the area.


Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/25/2009