Auction 97, Lot 447

"Carte des Environs de Batavia Avec la Vue de cette Ville", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

11.2 x 8 inches
28.4 x 20.3 cm

Handsome plan of the city of Jakarta and surrounding countryside. Engraved view, as seen from the sea, spans the top of the chart. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose complete the composition.


Condition: B

Faint toning, overall very good.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/5/2001