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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Title: Carte de l'Ile de Java: partie Occidentale, partie Orientale, Dressée tout nouvellement sur les Mémoirs les plus exacts, Avec une Table des principales villes de cette Ile. . .
Published in: Amsterdam, 1720
   
Size: 14.8 x 34.3 inches.
37.5 x 87.0 cm.
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In attractive colours.
Condition: In very fine condition. Original out line colour with later colour addition.
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One of the finest large-scale maps of Java, giving good information regarding the VOC settlements 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. Modelled on Hadrien Reland's important Dutch map of a few years earlier, the superb topographical detail is complemented by drapery style cartouche and side panels which provide a full French text description of the island, its topography, history, flora, fauna and inhabitants.

One of the finest large-scale maps of Java, giving good information regarding the VOC settlements. There are two banners with a short sketch of the history of the Dutch on the island, Remarques sur l'Etablissement des Hollandois à Java , written by Gueudeville. The latter provided historical notes to the countries depicted on the maps. At the left and right outer margin, there is a list with cities, Table des Villes de l'Ile de Java.

Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) was the father of Henri Abraham (1684-1743) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754).
They worked as a partnership publishing the Atlas Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L’Histoire … under several different Chatelain imprints, depending on the Chatelain family partnerships at the time of publication.
The atlas was published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720, with a second edition appearing in 1732. The maps were accompanied by information pertaining to cosmography, geography, history, chronology, genealogy, topography, heraldry, and costume of the world.

More about "Chatelain Atlas." [+]
Reference: Koeman, CHA 6, no. 9.



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