Auction 96, Lot 437

"L'Ile de Borneo, Suivant les memoires des plus Celebres Navigateurs", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Borneo

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.2 x 7.5 inches
15.7 x 19.1 cm

This is a really beautifully engraved map of the island. The interior is largely devoid of detail and filled with depictions of mountains and forests. There are numerous place names along the coastlines. Title in picture frame style block and a compass rose completes the simple but elegant composition.

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Condition: A+

Extremely wide margins with fleur-de-lys watermark on fine quality paper.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/12/2001

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