Auction 93, Lot 333

"A Draught of Bonthain Bay situated about 30 Leagues to the SE of Macassar in the Island of Celebes. Lat 5° 34' So.", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1784 (published)

Publication: A New Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.7 x 8 inches
32.3 x 20.3 cm

Very detailed chart of the bay at the southern end of Sulawesi. Well engraved sheet with fleur-de-lis, rhumb lines and scale of miles. Large amount of detail in the bay including the location of numerous soundings, rocks, bottom type, and shoals. Names Point Paitang, and Point Wideapock. On shore the fortified town of Bonthain, the Market Place, fields and more are shown.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/6/2000

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