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Java & Bali
LODEWYCKSZ, Willem,  [Sunda]., antique map, old maps LODEWYCKSZ, Willem - [Sunda].
Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609, Uncoloured.. 142x210mm. Paper has light water staining, and a small tear to left margin, else in good condition. Good impression and overall condition. Set in French text.
Text engraving and coastal profiles in wood block from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the classic account of the first Dutch voyage to the East Indies under the command of Cornelis de Houtman. the ex... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte de l'Ile de Java. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte de l'Ile de Java. . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 376x865mm. Printed from two plates. In very fine condition. Wide margins.
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery style... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,750)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N., Idée de l\'Isle de Java., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Idée de l'Isle de Java.
Paris, c.1760, coloured. 205x426mm. In very good condition.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's 'Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
A map of the island of Java....
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Estimate
($ 280 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 attractive strong original colours.. 220x435mm. In very fine condition.
A very nice map centered 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
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Java cities
DE BRY, Th.,  Mercatorum Ex China in Bantam Negotiantium Schema., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Mercatorum Ex China in Bantam Negotiantium Schema.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x175mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Early portrait of Chinese merchants in Banten (Bantam), a small port town located near the western end of Java.

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 son...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1