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Auction 153, Lot 676


"Strait of Sunda", Laurie, Richard Holmes

Subject: Sunda Strait, Indonesia

Period: 1825 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.4 x 8.6 inches
36.6 x 21.8 cm

This detailed sea chart shows the Sunda Strait in between Sumatra and Java. Depth soundings, anchorages, lighthouses, rocks, and a compass rose appear in the waters. There is some topographical detail on land, and a myriad of smaller islands are identified, including the volcanic island Krakatoa.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint scattered foxing and a few short fold separations at bottom, one of which just enters the image, and all of which have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 5/20/2015