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South East Asia
METELLUS, J.,  Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor., antique map, old maps METELLUS, J. - Amboinum Insula / Insulae Baly / Banda Insula / Java mayor.
Cologne, 1601, Uncoloured.. 103x150mm. With wide margins. Four maps on one sheet. Latin text on verso. Very good condition. Size of paper sheet, 275x370mm. Each map 103x150mm.
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 th...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Piscationum Ternatensis., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Piscationum Ternatensis.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 135x165mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305 x 200mm.
Fishing scene on Ternate island, Maluku, Indonesia.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which compr...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, H., Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae, In quibus Moluccae., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae, In quibus Moluccae.
Amsterdam, 1623, Coloured.. 344x472mm. Heightened in gold Strong print, heavy paper, neat image, wide margins. Some browning in margins and on verso.
A beautiful new map of Southeast Asia created by the Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius for an enlarged issue of the Mercator Atlas of 1606. Focusing on the islands. Geographically, Hondius largely followed the Bartolomeu Lasso pattern. Hondius adds however, a bit from his own notebook.
The Insul...
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Estimate
($ 1,600 - 1,750)

Bid received
$ 1,490
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  Solor., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - Solor.
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 155x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 220mm. German text on verso.
Scarce print on German text sheet showing the Island of Solor. From "Petits Voyages". The island Solar, to the north of Timor, has a high mountain and has a very good and convenient harbour for ships. ‘A’: is the harbour of Solar, showing what is going on within.
From the inside it is difficul...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Inde Orientale. (22)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Inde Orientale. (22).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 136x185mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Two tiny wormholes in upper part.
Scarce map of India, the East Indies, Philippines and Malaysia published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 22 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.,  Les Isles des Indes Orientales. (23)., antique map, old maps PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre. - Les Isles des Indes Orientales. (23).
Paris, Antoine de Fer, 1657 but 1661 or 1662, In original o/l colours.. 141x193mm. Paper slightly age toned and water stained. Two tiny wormholes in upper part.
Scarce map of Indonesia and the Philippines published by Antoine de Fer in 1661 or 1662 in "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées".
With number 23 in lower right bottom of the map.

The series of maps is largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's "Trésor des cartes", 1643, its...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MORTIER, P.,  Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes. . ., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes. . .
Amsterdam, 1700, Original o/l colour.. 473x550mm. Lower half of a 2-sheet map. Paper very slightly age-toned. Repair of a small tear in lower part center fold. Upper margin cut to neat line, contemporarily extended.
Influential map of the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo, centered on Singapore. Mortier incorporated information provided by the French Jesuits and charts the route of the French Embassy to and from Siam in 1685-1686 through the Straits of Banca and the Gulf of Siam.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Solor / A la Baye de Solor., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Solor / A la Baye de Solor.
Amsterdam, E. Rogers, 1703, Uncoloured.. 136x194mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative map of the Bay of Solor. With a lettered key (A - E). Solor is a volcanic island located off the eastern tip of Flores island in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia, in the Solor Archipelago.
From a travel book describing the early Dutch voyages compiled by René Augustin Constantin...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  De Talautse Eylanden., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - De Talautse Eylanden.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 450x288mm. Left margin cut to scale border. In very good to mint condition. With some vertical folds, as issued. Very good and dark impression.
A fascinating map of part of the Moluccas by François Valentijn (1666-1727), who was a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën'' which remain... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Bid received
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Het Eyland Saingir., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Het Eyland Saingir.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 450x288mm. In very good to mint condition. With some vertical folds, as issued. Very good and dark impression.
Map of the Sangi Island with relief shown pictorially.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën'' whic...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Astjien., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Astjien.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 270x350mm. In very good to mint condition. With some vertical folds, as issued. Very good and dark impression.
Nice bird's eye-view of the Town of Atjien on the northernmost point of Sumatra by François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, who worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, ''Oud e... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Makjan Geheel Bergagtig., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Makjan Geheel Bergagtig.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 196x179mm. In very good condition. Short lower margin.
The island of Makian in Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies) is represented on this map as a mountainous Möbius strip around a giant donut hole.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands....
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HEYDT, W., Ein Prospect der Baterie Anjol Eine Stunde von Batavia..., antique map, old maps HEYDT, W. - Ein Prospect der Baterie Anjol Eine Stunde von Batavia...
Frankfurt, 1739, Coloured.. 235x265mm. In good condition backed on Japan paper.
A pleasing view of the battery in Batavia, Indonesia. Batavia was the name of the capital city of the Dutch East Indies, and corresponds to the present-day city of Jakarta in Indonesia. The engraver was N. Meittel (from a painting by Wolfgang Heydt.)
It was published by Johan Tetschener. The vi...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 16
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE L'ISLE / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C., Carte des Indes et de la Chine Dressée. . ., antique map, old maps DE L'ISLE / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte des Indes et de la Chine Dressée. . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1745, Original colours.. 600x620mm. Several imperfections that have been professionally repaired. Among them are tears, margins, and imperfections in the folded areas, good otherwise.
A large, important, and very decorative map of South East Asia, India and China.
The map is particularly interesting due to the appearance of the sea between Korea and Japan, which is here called "Mer Orientale ou Mer de Corée".
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled,...
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Estimate
($ 475 - 575)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BELLIN, J., Carte de L’Isle Celebes ou Macassar., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de L’Isle Celebes ou Macassar.
Paris, 1750, Uncoloured.. 210x150mm. With minor age toning.
A fine copper engraved map of Celebes Island. It is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is the largest city on Sulawesi Island in terms of population and the sixth largest city in Indonesia.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and memb...
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Estimate
($ 95 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
D'ANVILLE, J-B.,  Seconde partie de la carte d'Asie contenant la Chine et partie de la Tartarie, l'Inde au-delà du Gange, les Isles Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Molusques, Philippines et du Japon., antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J-B. - Seconde partie de la carte d'Asie contenant la Chine et partie de la Tartarie, l'Inde au-delà du Gange, les Isles Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Molusques, Philippines et du Japon.
Paris, 1752, In original o/l colours.. 980x690mm. Four joined sheets. With some light water staining and discolouration. Good and dark impression. A few repaired marginal tears.
A wall map size map of South East Asia with very good detail of Philippines. Containing China and part of Tartary, India beyond the Ganges, Sumatra Isles, Java, Borneo, Moluccas, Philippines, and Japan.
Engraved by the master engraver Guillaume-Nicolas de la Haye (1727 -1802).

No te...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Carte Reduite De L'Ocean Oriental ou Mer Des Indes Seconde Edition Pour Servir aux Vaisseau du Roy . . . Par order de M. De. Machault . . . MDCC LVII, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Jacques Nicolas Bellin: Carte Reduite De L'Ocean Oriental ou Mer Des Indes Seconde Edition Pour Servir aux Vaisseau du Roy . . . Par order de M. De. Machault . . . MDCC LVII
Paris, 1757, In original colours.. 554x872mm. Thick paper and attractive original colouring of the Indian Ocean. Dark impression.
This map is a second state of Bellin's map of the Indian Ocean and is significantly revised from the first edition of 1740. Significant revisions are shown in Australia and far greater coverage. Western Australia is shown, with seven place names, including "Baye des Chiens marins vue par Dampier ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,750)

Bid received
$ 1,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
VAUGONDY, R. de,  Les Isles de la Sonde, Moluques, Philippines, Carolines, et Marlannes., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - Les Isles de la Sonde, Moluques, Philippines, Carolines, et Marlannes.
Paris, ca. 1762, In original o/l colours.. 242x264mm. Very crisp and fine image. Repair to a split in lower part center fold. Else very good condition.
Nice detailed map of southeast Asia, showing the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and the island of Borneo. Engraved by E. Dussy and the title cartouche by Arrivet. From his "Nouvelle Atlas Portatif".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 275)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE., Carte de l'isle de Java avec les isles de Banca, de Billiton, et une partie de celles de Sumatra et de Borneo., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de l'isle de Java avec les isles de Banca, de Billiton, et une partie de celles de Sumatra et de Borneo.
Paris, 1775, Colored. 485x667mm. A very good impression, printed on heavy paper. Toning to the central fold. Wide margins with some faint soiling and a few small spots. Decorative colouring!
A large sea-chart of Java, Banca, Billiton, and parts of Sumatra and Borneo. Highly detailed with many place names along the coasts, it includes depth soundings, hazards, islands, rivers, etc. The tracks of the ship "Mars" in the year 1772 are indicated.

A French sailor and hydrographer, ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  Carte du Détroit de Bouton., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Carte du Détroit de Bouton.
France, 1782, In original colours.. 337x250mm. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Faint marginal brown spot in lower left corner. Excellent condition
Scarce map of Celebes centered on the Island of Butung. It shows part of Wowoni Island as well as South East Sulawesi.
Indicating a V.OC. Settlement on the island Bouton.
Prepared by Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811).
In upper right corner "N° 88 changed in pen and brown ink t...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHANLAIRE, P.G. / MENTELLE, E.,  Presqu'Île au dela du Gange et Archipel de l'Inde., antique map, old maps CHANLAIRE, P.G. / MENTELLE, E. - Presqu'Île au dela du Gange et Archipel de l'Inde.
Paris, ca 1784 / 1806, In original o/l colours.. 325x425mm. Engraving. Several folds as issued. Else in good condition.
Detailed map of Indonesia with Philippines and Taiwan. Engraved by P.F.Tardieu. From "Mentelle's Atlas Universe".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FREYCINET, M.L.,  Esquisse de la Baie de Coupang (cote S.O. Ile de Timor) par M. M. Peron et Lesueur, an 1803., antique map, old maps FREYCINET, M.L. - Esquisse de la Baie de Coupang (cote S.O. Ile de Timor) par M. M. Peron et Lesueur, an 1803.
Paris, Langois, 1811, Uncoloured.. 166x210mm. Printed on heavy paper, large margins, very good impression . A fine example of this important map.
Map of Kupang Bay on the Indonesian Island Timor, prepared by Louis Freycinet during his voyage under Captain Thomas Baudin in 1800-1803.
Plate no. 14 from the atlas part of "Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes", Freycinet and Peron's accounts of the French cartographic expedition to A...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MIGEON, J., Indo-Chine et Archipel D’Asie., antique map, old maps MIGEON, J. - Indo-Chine et Archipel D’Asie.
Paris, 1893, In original colouring.. 313x425mm. Excellent wide margins.
Highly detailed map features The Philippines, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, Borneo, Cambodia, Vietnam and Papa New Guinee. The top right hand corner has a vignette of the Government Palace in Saigon from "Nouvel Atlas Illustre Géographie Universelle", published in Paris by J. Migeon. Engravi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS., Indonesia & Malaysia [epherma]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Indonesia & Malaysia [epherma].
Anon, ca. 1920, Original colors. 430x162mm. In very good condition.
Three early papers of Hotel des Indes, British India Steamer Baggage label to Yangon, and a hotel in Penang.
Hotel des Indes was one of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Asia. Located in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (modern day Jakarta, Indonesia), the hotel had accommodated countless fam...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Molucca
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1640, In original colours.. 380x495mm. Paper slightly age toned and browned. Light discolouration along the centerfold. Good margins and dark impression. Latin text on verso.
Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.This map was the first large scale map of the region and depicts the islands which provided first the Portuguese, and then the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each o...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 62
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Anabon.  (Ambon), antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Anabon. (Ambon)
Amsterdam, E. Rogers, 1703, Uncoloured.. 140x215mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
A fanciful view of a landscape on the island Ambon.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled : Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'établisse...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  De Landvoogdy der Moluccos met de Aangrenzende Eylanden . . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - De Landvoogdy der Moluccos met de Aangrenzende Eylanden . . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 442x558mm. In very good to mint condition.
Two charts on one sheet depicting the Moluccas islands. Little interior detail is given but the coastlines, settlements and principal coastal features are identified. To the lower right is part of New Guinea. An attractive early chart, one of the few early Dutch maps to focus on the region.
Fra...
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Estimate
($ 750 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, J.,, Carte des isles voisines des Moluques, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J., - Carte des isles voisines des Moluques
Amsterdam, 1754, Uncoloured. 210x365mm. In fine condition, with very mild age toning.
A striking antique map of the Ceram, Ambon and the Banda islands close to Indonesia.
Published by Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's “Histoire Generale des Voyages”. (From a Dutch edition by Pierre de Hondt.)
Engraved by Jacob van der Schley. It features a Rococo title cartouche.

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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WELLLER, E., Celebes and the Molucca Islands., antique map, old maps WELLLER, E. - Celebes and the Molucca Islands.
London, ca 1860, Original outline colors. 316x445mm. A good example with a few spots and light toning.
A highly detailed map of the islands, also known as the Spice Islands, Celebes and Maluku Islands or the Moluccas, with many even small islands depicted.
It depicts bays, towns, hills, bays, etc. The Weekly Dispatch newspaper was published in London between the years 1856 and 1862, a...
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Estimate
($ 75 - 95)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Java & Bali
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  (Bird's eye view of the Bay of Bantam), antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - (Bird's eye view of the Bay of Bantam)
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 140x215mm. Folds as issued. Very good condition.
Early view of the Bay of Bantam with the islands of Pulo dua and Batto.
Bantam was always a product of the ferocious commercial rivalry between the Dutch and English and Portuguese which frequently spilled into outright warfare. The English set themselves up in Bantam at the end of 1602 - knowi...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J.,  Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D. J. - Nouvelle carte de l'Isle de Java.
Amsterdam, 1773, In original colours.. 204x435mm. In very fine condition.
A very nice map centred on the island of Java.
With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath the map.

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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Java cities
BAUMGARTEN, S.J. SEMLER, J.S.,  Grundriss von der Stadt und dem Schlosse Batavia., antique map, old maps BAUMGARTEN, S.J. SEMLER, J.S. - Grundriss von der Stadt und dem Schlosse Batavia.
Halle, 1763-1792, Coloured.. 210x290mm. Paper slightly age toned. Dark impression.
Uncommon plan of the town and fortress of Batavia. The plan is based on the earlier, much larger map of Batavia published by Clement de Jonghe in 1650.
From 'Algemeine Welthistorie (der Neuern Zeiten)', edited by Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten, published in Halle, German...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Borneo
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  La Baye de l'Isle & ville de Borneo., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - La Baye de l'Isle & ville de Borneo.
Amsterdam, E. Roger, 1703, Uncoloured.. 141x214mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
Uncommon map of a Bay on the island of Borneo. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled : Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'établissement & aux... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2