"The Principal Islands of the East Indies", Moll, Herman
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Period: 1701 (published)
Publication: A System of Geography
Color: Hand Color
7.4 x 6.8 inches
18.8 x 17.3 cm
This bold copper-engraved chart of the East Indies includes Sumatra, Java, Malacca (Malaysia), Cambodia, part of New Guinea, and the Philippines. There is a surprising amount of detail, particularly the naming of numerous small islands and their coastlines. On a full sheet of text measuring 8.0 x 12.3".
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) #T.Moll-1b.
Nice impression and color on watermarked paper with light show-through of text on verso and one small abrasion in the lower border.