Navigation
Description

Product Description

An attractive small black and white mid-18th century map of the Banda Islands, the famous nutmeg and mace ‘Spice Islands’ in the Moluccas by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), who spent more than 50 years at the French Hydrographic Service where he was appointed the first Ingénieur hydrographe de la Marine and was commissioned to carry out new surveys, first of the coasts of France and then of all the known coasts of the world. Engraved by Jacob van der Schley (1715-1779) and published in A.F. Prévost’s Histoire générales des Voyages in Paris between 1747 and 1775.

Good overall condition; measures 134 x 162 mm.

Purchase code: M1777

Price: 175 USD.

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Java Island by Valentyn c.1724

NIEUWE EN ZEER NAAUKEURIGE KAART VAN T EYLAND JAVA MAJOR OF GROOT JAVA verdeeld in feven byzondere beftekken door FRANCOIS VALENTYN. V.D.M / J. VAN BRAAM et G. ONDER DE LINDEN.excudnt Cum privil. Ordin. Holl: et West-friesl. The extremely rare and much sought-after...

Taprobana Insula ( Sumatra )

Taprobana Insula ( Sumatra ) A rare mid-16th century wood cut map in old colour by the German geographer, cartographer and theologian Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) of Taprobana Island which on some maps of the period...

Münster wood-cut map of the Old World

Ptolemaifch General Tafel / bereiffend die halbe Kugel der Welt. A late 16th century old colour map of Münster’s classic wood-cut map of the Old World, with Africa extending into the Terra Incognita, making the...

Java Island by Janssonius c.1657

Java Island by Janssonius c.1657 INSULAE IAVAE Cum parte insularum BORNEO SVMATRA. et circumjacentium insularum noviffima delineatio. A beautiful mid-17th century sea chart of Java Island in old colour by the famous Dutch cartographer Jan Jansson also known as Johannes Janssonius...

Hereford Mappa Mundi

Very rare 1872 edition of the c.1300 Mappa Mundi. The Hereford Mappa Mundi is a mappa mundi, of a form deriving from the T and O pattern, dating from c. 1300. It is currently on...

Map of the modern world by Sebastian Munster

Dag erft general inhaltend die befchretbung und den circfel erdtreichs und mores. Decorative full colour example of Sebastian Munster’s (1488-1552) map of the modern world from the 1550 edition of Munster’s Cosmographia. This example is from...

Asia by Matthed (Matthias) Quad ( German )

ASIA/PARTIV OR/BIS MAXIMA/MDXCVIII Scarce late 16th century old colour German map of Asia by Matthed (Matthias) Quad (1557 – 1613) a Dutch geographer, humanist and engraver, who studied in Heidelberg and settled in Cologne before...

Java by Joso do Barros ( Portuguese )

DESCRIPAÔ DA ILHA DE JAŰA An extremely rare early 17th century old colour Portuguese map by Joso do Barros (1496 – 1570) a Portuguese traveller, geographer and historian whose accounts of parts of Asia were used...

Indian Ocean – PARTIE OCCIDENTALE

PARTIE OCCIDENTALE/d’une PARTIE D’ASIE/ou font les Isles/DE ZOCOTORA, DE L’AMIRANTE./Drefsé sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux./A AMSTERDAM/Chez PIERRE MORTIER, Avec Privilege. CARTE PARTICULIERE/d’une Partie D’ASIE/OU SONT/LES ISLES D’ANDEMAON, CEYLAN,/LES MALDIVES./Dresfé sur les memoires le Plus...

L’ASIE ( Asia ) by Nicolas de Fer

L’ASIE/Suivant les Nouvelles/Decouvertes don’t les Points/Principaux Sont Placez/Sur les Observations de/Mrs. De l’Academie Royale/des Sciences./Par N. de Fer./Avec Privilege du Roy./1705. A very early 18th century map of Asia in modern colour by Nicolas de...
Back to top