"Carte des Isles Philippines Celebes et Moluques", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Indonesia & Philippines
Period: 1750 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
6.6 x 8.5 inches
16.8 x 21.6 cm
This attractive map of the region shows the islands of the Philippines, Sulawesi, and the Moluccas, with Timor, Flores, Bali, and parts of Borneo and Java. There is no interior detail. The chart is centered on a fleur-de-lis and is decorated with a rococo-style title cartouche. An explanatory note appears in another cartouche at top left.
A crisp impression with dampstains and toning confined to the edges of the sheet.