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Auction 161, Lot 698

"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.


Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2017