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DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Civitatis et Castelli Amboinae.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 132x171mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Early view of Ambon, with 6 Dutch vessels offshore.
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 comprised a...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 160
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Condition Rating: 1
JANSSONIUS, J., Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insularum Moluccarum Nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 380x495mm. Some marginal browning and foxing, sufficient margins. Tiny wormhole upper margin. Verso partly reinforced with Chinese paper. Verso : French text.
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 ...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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Sold for $ 280
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Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 370x490mm. Map has been cleaned, coloured and strengthened. Repair to left of lower centerfold. Slight offset. Else in good condition. a good and dark impression.
Latin text on verso.
This plate was originally engraved in the 1620, and published as a loose-sheet by Jodocus Hondius II. At his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper plates, purchased by Willem Blaeu who deleted Hondius' name and added ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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Sold for $ 190
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Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W., Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Amsterdam, 1662, Original colours.. 375x485mm. Paper slightly age toned, generally in good condition.
A striking map of the famous Spice Islands, originally described by Van Linschoten. This map was the first large-scale map of the region and depicts the islands that provided the Portuguese and the Dutch with a monopoly on the lucrative spice trade.
Each of the islands is shown with groves of ...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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Sold for $ 230
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Condition Rating: 4
ARAGO, J., Guerrier de l'Île Guébé., antique map, old maps ARAGO, J. - Guerrier de l'Île Guébé.
Paris, 1825, In original colours.. 320x235mm. A fine example on a large sheet. Only a few small faint spots inside the image. Wide original margins with some light soiling.
Rare and beautiful image of a warrior from the island of Guebe, one of the Moluccas islands in Indonesia.

By Jacques Arago, engraved by Roger. Published in the important 'Voyage autour du monde' under the command of Louis de Freycinet. Arago traveled with Louis de Freycinet on...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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Condition Rating: 3