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1177Coming Soon!DetailsAa, Pieter van der1719
Antique map of the Banda Islands, Indonesia
Aa, Pieter van der
1719
$880.00Aa--Pieter-van-derAntique-map-of-the-Banda-Islands--IndonesiaRare Dutch map / chart of the Banda Islands, part of the Indonesian province of Maluku, comprising the important Spice Islands. The Banda Islands are part of the Moluccas archipelago to the west of New Guinea. Until the mid-19th century the Banda Islands were the world's only source of the spices nutmeg and mace, produced from the nutmeg tree. <br></br> Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733) was a Dutch publisher working in Leiden during the early eighteenth century. He is best known for publishing maps and atlases, though he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes. From "Nouvel atlas...contenant les principales cartes géographiques dressées suivant les nouvelles observations de Mr. de l'Académie royale des sciences" published in 1714 from Leiden by Van der Aa. Plate number 27 (in manuscript). <br></br> Printed on a large sheet measuring 19" W x 15" H.
1191Coming Soon!DetailsAa, Pieter van der1719
Antique City Plan of Batavia or Jakarta, Indonesia
Aa, Pieter van der
1719
$165.00Aa--Pieter-van-derAntique-City-Plan-of-Batavia-or-Jakarta--IndonesiaAntique Dutch map of the village of "Batavia" or Jakarta, Indonesia. Jakarta was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies, formed from the nationalised colonies of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), which came under the administration of the Dutch government in 1800. <br></br> Forty-one notable locations are identified numerically on this fine copper-plate engraved plan and are explained in a large table at bottom right. These important locations include defensive positions, churches, and maritime related sites such as: <div class="indenttextblock"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>le Fort</li> <li>Redoute d' Amsterdam</li> <li>Bastion le Saphir</li> <li>Reduit de Nassau</li> <li>le Werf Place aux Ancres</li> <li>Grande Riviere</li> <li>le Canal</li> <li>l'Eglise des Portugais</li> <li>Marche au poissons</li> <li>le Hospital</li> </ul> </div> On a much larger sheet of antique chain-laid paper measuring 19" W x 15" H. <br></br> Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733) was a Dutch publisher working in Leiden during the early eighteenth century. He is best known for publishing maps and atlases, though he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes. From "Nouvel atlas...contenant les principales cartes géographiques dressées suivant les nouvelles observations de Mr. de l'Académie royale des sciences" published in 1714 from Leiden by Van der Aa. Plate number or notation in manuscript at bottom left.
648Coming Soon!DetailsValentijn, Francois1720
Amboina, Seram, and Malaku Islands
Valentijn, Francois
1720
$880.00Valentijn--FrancoisAmboina--Seram--and-Malaku-IslandsScarce antique Dutch chart of part of the Maluku (Molucca) island chain in Indonesia (the Spice Islands). Includes Buru Island ( Boero ), Amboin, Seram (Ceram) , Banda, and many other smaller islands. The chart is comprised of two conjoined sheets making up the seldom available 29" wide chart of the region. On watermarked chain-laid paper. <br></br> From François Valentyn's Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien (Old and New East India), part V : Beschryving van Coromandel, Pegu, Arrakan, Bengale, Mocha, Persien, Malakka, Sumatra, Ceylon. François Valentijn (1666-1727) was a missionary who worked at Amboina from during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. With numerous rhumb lines and two compass roses topped with fleur-de-lis. Plate 1.
506Coming Soon!DetailsLe Rouge, George1767
Isles Moluques
Le Rouge, George
1767
$185.00Le-Rouge--GeorgeIsles-MoluquesAntique map of the Moluccas (Malaku Islands) in Asia, an archipelago within Indonesia. These islands were once referred to as the "Spice Islands". Plate 82. Coverage includes Bali, Borneo, Sulawesi (Celebes Isle) , East Java, Timor, Ambon, Ceram, and Western New Guinea.
798Coming Soon!DetailsMannevillette, d'Apres1775
Antique chart of the Strait of Bali with Madura and Java
Mannevillette, d'Apres
1775
$550.00Mannevillette--d-ApresAntique-chart-of-the-Strait-of-Bali-with-Madura-and-JavaAntique French nautical chart of the Bali Strait with Java to the left and Bali at right and the Island of Madura at top. This attractive 1775 sea chart contains an inset plan of Banyuwangi Bay ("Baye de Ballambouang") and three inset profile coastal views of the headlands surrounding the Bali Strait. <br></br> Key points of interest include Buleleng ("Bollilingh"), Bali; the Madura Strait; Sumenep, Madura; Palau Puteran; Palau Gili Iyang; Palau Sapudi ("Isle Galioen ou Respondi"); Palau Raas ("Isle de Entrepot"). <br></br> The chart is based on exploration and observations aboard several vessels: France's "Elephant", and several British ships including the 29 gun East Indiaman "Winchelsea" commanded by Thomas Howe. Number 45. <br></br> By Jean-Baptiste d'Après de Mannevillette (1707 - 1780) a French sailor, navigator, and hydrographer active in the mid-18th century. Mannevillette studied mathematics and navigation in Paris before winning a commission as an officer on the merchant headed for the West Indies. Mannevillette collected and revised a number of regional nautical charts during numerous voyages around Africa to India and China.
1206Coming Soon!DetailsMannevillette, d'Apres1775
Chart of the Sunda Strait between Sumatra and Java
Mannevillette, d'Apres
1775
$450.00Mannevillette--d-ApresChart-of-the-Sunda-Strait-between-Sumatra-and-Java18th century French nautical chart of the Sunda Strait ("Detroit de la Sonde"), a narrow waterway connecting the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean. Includes the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java. With four attractive inset elevation views of Sunda Strait and coast as seen from offshore. Numerous depth soundings and placenames are provided. <br></br> From J. B. d'Apres de Mannevillette's sea atlas "Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine." Jean-Baptiste d'Après de Mannevillette (1707 - 1780) was a French sailor, navigator, and hydrographer active in the mid-18th century. Mannevillette studied mathematics and navigation in Paris before winning a commission as an officer on a merchant vessel headed for the West Indies. Mannevillette collected and revised a number of regional nautical charts during numerous voyages around Africa to India and China. <br></br> Antique copper-engraving, published in Paris, ca. 1775. No folds.
800Coming Soon!DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1864
Chart of South Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands from Bali to Timor
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1864
$575.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeChart-of-South-Sulawesi-and-Lesser-Sunda-Islands-from-Bali-to-TimorAntique British Admiralty navigational chart of a major portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Coverage includes the Strait of Macassar, Gulf of Boni, Banda Sea, Arafura Sea, the lower portion of Sulawesi, Indonesia ( Celebes ) , and the islands of Bali ( Baly ), Lombok, Sombawa, Comodo, Flores, and Timor. <br></br> This fine large chart Includes 9 inset detailed charts at bottom left: Anapanam Bay, Laboaen Tring Bay, Pampang Bay, Pidioe Bay, Taliwang Bay, Bima Bay, Sapie Bay, Nangamessie Bay, Koepang Bay. <br></br> Published at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty August 4, 1851 with last corrections in 1864. Originally sold by J.D. Potter, London. Bottom margin includes a small pasted seller's label from Australia: "Blundell & Ford, Admiralty Chart Agents. Melbourne". Number 2073.
1277Coming Soon!DetailsDepot de la Marine1880
Antique chart of East Java and the Madura Strait
Depot de la Marine
1880
$450.00Depot-de-la-MarineAntique-chart-of-East-Java-and-the-Madura-StraitAntique French sea chart of east Java, Indonesia with the Strait of Madura, Lombok, <b>Bali</b> (Baly), and the <b>Kangean Archipelago</B>. A very attractive, large and clean antique nautical chart with finely-engraved detailed togography. <br></br> This chart was first issued by France's Depot de la Marine in 1862 and re-issued here with corrections in 1880. After an earler chart by Lt. Swann of the Royal Maraine Hollandaise.