Auction 97, Lot 448

"Carte des Isles Moluques", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1774 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 9.5 inches
34.5 x 24.1 cm

Copper engraved map of the western coast of Irian Jaya, the Moluccos Islands, Sulawesi, Sumbawa, Flores and Timor. While the map is fairly detailed, many of the islands are still quite poorly mapped, owing to the poor dissemination of geographical knowledge of the area between the European powers.

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Condition: A

Margin extended on binder's side.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/5/2001

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