Auction 162, Lot 693

"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: 1780 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.4 x 9.9 inches
29 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.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and minor toning.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/26/2017

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