"Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra Borneo &c. Les Detroits de la Sonde Malaca et Banca Golfe de Siam &c.", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 9.8 inches
29.2 x 24.9 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.
Issued folded. Watermarked paper with light, pleasant toning and a few minute pinholes. Minor soiling in blank margins.