Auction 99, Lot 473

"Isles de La Sonde [together with} Isles Moluques", Crepy, (Family)

Subject: Indonesia

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 8.1 inches
27.2 x 20.6 cm

Pair of maps covering all of Indonesia. First includes the southern part of Malaysia and Borneo. Second includes a bit of the northern coastline of Australia, labeled Terre du Sud. While the maps are quite detailed, many of the islands are still inadequately mapped, owing to the poor dissemination of geographical knowledge of the area between the European powers. Fully colored oceans with outline color on islands.

References:

Condition: B

Light scattered foxing, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/12/2002

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