Auction 145, Lot 730

"Nouvelle Carte de l'Isle de Java, Dresee Suivant les Observations les Plus Recentes, Faites par Ordre de la Comp. Holl. des Indes Orientales", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Java, Indonesia

Period: 1773 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 8 inches
43.9 x 20.3 cm

Attractive chart of the island depicting soundings around the coast, all principal harbors, rivers and elevations, bays and points, settlements and provinces. Included are Madura, Bali, Sunda Strait and the southeastern tip of Sumatra. The island is divided into provinces and the kingdoms of Bantam, Tsieribon and Jacatra. A nice compass rose and decorative title cartouche complete the map. Titled in Dutch below the map: Nieuwe Kaart van het Eiland Java...

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Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with some minor creasing and a couple small spots.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/12/2013

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