Navigation

Antique map of the Indonesian Archipelago – 1773

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Antique map of the Indonesian Archipelago – 1773
CARTE DES ISLES DE LA SONDE, ET DES ISLES MOLUQUES. Par M.Bonne, Ingenieur – Hydrographe de la Marine.

Late 18th century French map of South-east Asia and the Indonesian Archipelago engraved by Gaspard Andre and compiled by Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) who succeeded Jacques-Nicolas Bellin as Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine, Paris in 1773. The map has arrows indicating the prevailing winds (monsoons) in the region during the different months of the year, with the north-west monsoon blowing between October and April and the north-east monsoon between May and September. In the south-west corner of the map is an inset of the clove-producing North Molucca Islands of Ternate, Tidore, Machian, Bachian Motir and Potterbackers. The map first appeared in the Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre published by Guillaume Raynal in 1780 with ‘Liv. I II II et IV’ engraved outside the top left-hand corner and ‘No. 15’ appearing in the top right-hand corner with hand written map number and name on the Verso.

Condition: Very good.
Year: 1773
Medium: Copperplate engraving.
Verso: Blank
Color: Hand coloured, modern.
Measures: 218 x 322 mm.
Inventory No. M2403
This Map is SOLD. Looking for another copy? please contact us.

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Southeast Asia from India to Australia

Southeast Asia from India to Australia Title: A Map of the EAST INDIES An early 18th century original outline colour British map of Southeast Asia from India to Australia (New Holland or Terra Australis) by...

INDIA quae ORIENTALIS dicitur by Hondius

INDIA quae ORIENTALIS dicitur, et INSVLAE ADIACENTES. A very attractive and much sought after early to mid-17th century black and white map of South-east Asia, the Philippines, the East Indian Islands (Indonesia) and the west coast of Cape...

Tabula Indiae Orientalis by Francois Valentijn

Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum Adjacentium J. Van Braam et G. onder de Linden . . Early 18th century map of Australia, Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, from Valentyn’s Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, one...

South East Asia by Ortelius ~ c. 1595

South East Asia by Ortelius c 1595 Title: INDIAE ORIENTALIS, INSULARUMQVE ADIACENTI: VM TY: PVS A very attractive and much sought-after late 16th century map black and white map of South-east Asia by Abraham Ortelius...

Indonesian and Philippine Archipelagoes 1784

LES ISLES DE LA SONDE,/MOLUQUES, PHILIPPINES,/CAROLINES,/ET MARIANNES./Par LAMARCHE Géographe à Paris. A late 18th century French map of the Indonesian and Philippine Archipelagoes in original outline colour compiled by Robert de Vaugondy (Didier 1723-1786) and published...

A New Map of EAST INDIA ~ 1676

A New Map of EAST INDIA. Sold by Tho: Bafset in Fleet ftreet. And Richard Chifwell in St. pauls Churchyard. A very scarce mid- to late 17th century English map of India, South-east Asia and the East...

CARTE DE L’ISLE DE JAVA, 1745

CARTE DE L’ISLE DE JAVA, 1745 CARTE DE L’ISLE DE JAVA,/avec/les Isles de BANCA, de BILLITON,/et une partie de celles de/SUMATRA et de BORNEO. A mid-18th century French sea chart in modern hand colour of...

INDIAE ORIENTALIS by Nicolas Visscher

INDIAE ORIENTALIS, nec non INSULARUM ADIACENTIUM Nova Defriptio, Per Nicolaum Visfcher. An early and relatively rare 18th century map of Southeast Asia and the east Indian Islands (Indonesia) in original colour by Nicolas Visscher II (1649-1702) originally from...

Kaart dey Reyse van Abel Tasman, Australia

Kaart dey Reyse van Abel Tasman, Australia KAART/der Reyse van/ABEL TASMAN/volgens fyn eygen opftel./J. van BRAAM et G. onder de LINDEN/Excud. Cum Privil. A very rare mid-18th century black and white map showing the route...

Southeast Asia and China

HINTERINDISCHE u. CHINESISCHE GEWÃSSER ( Southeast Asia and China ) A mid-20th century original colour German map of seas of Southeast Asia and China with an inset of the Singapore Strait  from Justus Perthes See-Atlas....
Back to top