Auction 96, Lot 435

"Deuxieme carte des Isles de la Sonde", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Historie generale des voyages

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Handsome map of the island of Java and the southern parts of Borneo and Sumatra. There are good details in Java only. A notation (in French) in the interior of Borneo states that the region is occupied by a nation of savages.


Condition: A

Closely trimmed at binding side with margin extended and a tiny binding tear into border, professionally repaired.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2001