"Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio", Jansson, Jan
Subject: East Indies
Period: 1630 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm
This is a small version of Jansson's map of the "Spice Islands", the cornerstone of the Dutch trading empire in the East Indies throughout the 17th Century. It is decorated with two strapwork cartouches and a compass rose.
Very lovely color. Small chip in margin, else fine.