Auction 169, Lot 696

"Carte des Isles de Java Sumatra Borneo &a. Les Detroits de la Sonde Malaca et Banca &a.", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.2 x 9.5 inches
28.4 x 24.1 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: A

Watermarked paper with wide margins, light printer's ink residue, and minor soiling.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2018

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