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Antique Map of the Island of Java by Bellin (c.1764)

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Antique map of the Island of Java titled ‘Nouvelle Carte de l’Isle de Java’. Antique map of the island of Java by the important French cartographer Jacques Nicholas Bellin. Contains an elegant title cartouche at top right, a compass rose and depicts the borders of Javanese provinces, including the Kingdoms of Jakarta and Bantam.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group called the philosophes. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France’s hydrographic office, member of the Academie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministere de la Marine.

Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
Overall size: 55,5 x 33 cm.
Image size: 44 x 21 cm.

5.200.000,00 IDR
325,00 Euro
365,00 USD

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