Auction 129, Lot 796

"Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra Borneo &c. Les Detroits de la Sunde, Malaca, et Banca, Golfe de Siam &c.", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 10 inches
29.2 x 25.4 cm

This copper engraved map covers the Malaysian peninsula, Indonesia and Borneo. Singapore is not identified, but several other lesser islands are named including Tioman Island (Poulo ou I. Timon) and Penang (I. Pinang). A decorative title cartouche and compass rose adorn the map.

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Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate, top margin and a torn corner, closed with archival tape and well away from the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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