Indonesia, Java; J.N. Bellin - Nouvelle Carte de l´Isle de Java - 1761-1780

Description
Indonesia, Java; J.N. Bellin - Nouvelle Carte de l´Isle de Java - 1761-1780
Large and detailed 18th century copper engraved map of Java

Image 20x43,5cm on page of 25x51cm

Antique map large and detailed of the island of Java, divided in its regions, kingdoms and provinces. The map shows soundings around the coast, all principal harbors, rivers and elevations, bays and points, settlements and provinces. Included are Madura, Bali, Sunda Strait and the southeastern tip of Sumatra.

The map was made by J.N. Bellin for volume 17 of Prevost d´Exiles ´Histoire General des Voyages…´ and published in Paris in 1761.

Excellent condition. Strong paper with ample margins. Hand coloring. Reverse side blank.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Indonesia
Geographical specification
Java
Map maker/ publisher
J.N. Bellin
Map/ Book title
Nouvelle Carte de l´Isle de Java
Period
1761-1780
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Large and detailed 18th century copper engraved map of Java
Size of the largest image
20×43.5 cm
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