"Iava Maior", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Java, Indonesia
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum
Color: Black & White
5.2 x 3.8 inches
13.2 x 9.7 cm
This precisely engraved map shows the northern coastline with numerous place names, but the southern coastline is entirely conjectural. The map is handsomely adorned with two strapwork cartouches and a ship. French text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8510:342.
A nice impression with light show-through of text on verso and one small spot in distance scale cartouche.