"Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo &a. Les Detroits de la Sonde Malaca et Banca Golphe de Siam &a.", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Period: 1758 (circa)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 9.9 inches
29.2 x 25.1 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 folding on watermarked paper, now flattened with a binding trim at left that has been replaced with old paper. There is minor soiling and extraneous creasing.