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METELLUS, J. - Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor.

METELLUS, J. -  Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor.
Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor. - METELLUS, J.
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Title : Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor..
Map maker : METELLUS, J..
Date : Cologne, 1601.
Size : 4.1 x 5.9 inches. / 10.3 x 15.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Four maps on one sheet, extremely rare maps of Ambon, Banda, Bali and Java, included in Johannes Metelellus, Insularium Orbis Aliquot insularum tabulis Aeneis delineationem Continens.. .
The map of Bali is copied after the map by Lodewyckszoon of 1598, which was the first depiction of the island in a recognizable form.
The shape of these islands, is a superb attempt to portray islands still little known by Europeans.

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Condition : With wide margins. Four maps on one sheet. Latin text on verso. Very good condition. Size of paper sheet, 275x370mm. Each map 103x150mm.

ID: 33037

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