Auction 128, Lot 865

"Carte des Environs de Batavia Avec la Vue de cette Ville", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 8 inches
28.4 x 20.3 cm

Handsome plan of the city of Jakarta and surrounding countryside. Engraved view, as seen from the sea, spans the top of the chart. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose complete the composition that was engraved by Dheulland.

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Condition: B+

Sharp impression with some faint stains. Narrow side margins with a binding trim at lower right, as issued.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/20/2009

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