Auction 98, Lot 391

"Carte des Isles Voisines des Moluques Ceram, Bouro Amboine, Banda, Neyra &c.", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: L' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 8 inches
29.7 x 20.3 cm

The famous 'Spice Islands'. The source of great wealth to the Dutch who worked so hard at obscuring their true size and location. Here well and correctly mapped. Decorative title cartouche, rhumb lines and fleur-de-lys.

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Condition: B

A few light spots, else very good with dark impression and sound paper.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/6/2002

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