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Insularum Bandanesium c.1652

Rp 480,000

Reproduction of a beautiful mid-17th century sea chart of Banda Islands in South Molucca, the only source of nutmeg and mace in the world up to the end of the 18th century, by the famous Dutch cartographer Jan Jansson also known as Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664) and first published in the Dutch edition of his five-volume sea atlas Atlantis Majoris Quinta Pars Orbem Maritimum in 1652.

Size image: 40 cm x 48 cm

Japan c.1679

Rp 550,000

Japan c.1679

Rp 550,000

Map of Japan engraved by Jean-Louis Durant (1654-1718) and compiled and published by Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1689) in Paris in 1679.

Jean-Baptiste was the son of the engraver, geographer and map-seller, Gabriel Tavernier, a Hugenot refugee from Antwerp, and had three brothers: Melchoir, also an engraver; Daniel, who joined him in one of his voyages to the Far East and who died in Batavia in 1648; and Gabriel, who established himself as a goldsmith in the Duchy of Uzès. Tavernier’s uncle, also named Melchoir had been an apprentice of Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier made voyages to the East in 1638, 1643, 1651, 1657 and 1663, rossing Persia, the Mogul Empire and visiting many of the islands in the East Indies including Celebes, Sumatra and Java. Tavernier made copious notes during his many travels and, with the help of Samuel Chappuzeau, a fellow Hugenot, wrote a book entitled Les Six Voyages de J.B. Tavernier …. first published in Paris in 1676-77 in two volumes.

Java c.1657

Rp 500,000

Java c.1657

Rp 500,000

Reproduction of a beautiful mid-17th century sea chart of Java Island by the famous Dutch cartographer Jan Jansson also known as Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664) that was originally published in his five-volume sea atlas Atlantis Majoris Quinta Pars Orbem Maritimum in 1657. One of three folio-sized maps of the three largest Indonesian islands in the atlas, the others being Sumatra and Borneo. This edition was published by Peter Schenk (1661-1711) and Gerard Valk, engravers and booksellers of Amsterdam, who acquired the copper plates of Jansson’s in Atlantis Majoris 1694 and began to produce Jansson’s maps with their imprimatur.

Size image: 52 cm x 42 cm

Java c.1724

Rp 880,000

Java c.1724

Rp 880,000

‘NIEUWE EN ZEER NAAUKEURIGE KAART VAN T EYLAND JAVA MAJOR OF GROOT JAVA’ (‘New and very accurate map of the island Java Major or Big Java’). This large size map of Java by Francois Valentyn was originally published in Amsterdam in the ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien’ between 1724 and 1726. The original map of Java consisted of 7 separate maps which featured in the book ‘Beschrijvingen van Groot Djava of te Java Major’ (‘Descriptions of Big Java or Java Major’). From west to east the map shows ‘T Koninkrijk Bantam (the Kingdom of Bantam), ‘T Koninkrijk Jakarta, ‘T Koninkrijk Tsjeribon, De Landen van Mataram (The Countries of Mataram), De Landen van Panaraga , Kadoenwang (The countries of Panaraga, Kadoenwang), ‘t Eyland Madura, ‘t Prinsendom Soerabaja en Passaroewan (The Island Madura, the Princedom Soerabaja and Passaroewan) and ‘T Vorstendom of Landschap Balamboang (the Principality/Princedom or Landscape Balamboang). The map has soundings around the whole coastline of Java and a lot of information on land-use, topography and settlements in early 18th century Java.

The framed price for size L includes luxury framing (inner frames around the individual sheets, cloth and a large frame).

Size image: 46 cm x 174 cm (L) or 24 cm x 92 cm (M)

Java Sea Chart c.1720

Rp 950,000

Java Sea Chart c.1720

Rp 950,000

This attractive map of Java and Madura by Gerard van Keulen was originally published around 1720 in part V of ‘Zee-Fakkel’, the beautiful Dutch pilot guide to navigation in the East Indies and the Malay archipelago. The map contains hundreds of soundings of the sea around Java.

Available in luxury framing (small inner frames, cloth and an outer frame) or normal framing.

size images: 90 cm x 40 cm

Kaart Der Bandasche Eilanden c.1818

Rp 480,000

Attractive early 19th century coloured Dutch map of the Banda Islands, the only source of nutmeg and mace in the world up to the end of the 18th century. The map was originally engraved by Cornelis van Baarsel and his son, with a coastal view engraved by A.L. Zeelandeer. The map was published in 1818 in an atlas covering the Dutch overseas colonies, the atlas included nine maps of the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), one of Surinam, one of Curacao and one of Guinea. This was the first atlas to cover the Dutch East Indies after the territories were handed back to the Dutch following the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 and the end of the British administration of Java under Stamford Raffles in 1816.

Size image: 48 cm x 68 cm

L’Archipel des Indes c.1787

Rp 150,000

La presqu’isle de l’Inde au de la du gange avec L’Archipel des Indes (The peninsula of India beyond the Ganges with the Indian Archipelago). This map was originally published in 1787 by the French hydrographer Rigobert Bonne.

Size: 29 cm x 19 cm

Late 16th century Map of Bali

Rp 150,000

Attractive miniature map of Bali (Baly), engraved by the English engraver Benjamin Wright and originally published in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius in the late 16th century.

 

size image: 18 cm x 13 cm

Malaya Peninsula ~ Royaume De Siam

Rp 650,000

Map of the Indochinese Peninsula and Malaya, to the northern coastline of Java and the eastern part of Borneo. Originally published in France in 1742, the cartographic detail on this map was groundbreaking. Its depiction of the region was by far the most accurate made to date filled with extensive soundings along coastlines and historical notations.

Map of Abel Tasman’s 1ste voyage c.1726

Rp 480,000
4 out of 5

Mid-18th century map showing the route taken by Abel Tasman on his way to discovering New Zealand, Tasmania, Tonga and Fiji. The map was originally published by Francois Valentyn in his ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien’ (Old and New East Indies). Tasman started his voyage in Mauritius and left Batavia on August 14th 1642, commanded by the VOC, to determine whether the already discovered (north)west Australian coasts were connected with the hypothetical southern continent. The results of Tasman’s second voyage of 1644 are not included in this map.

size image: 47 cm x 31 cm

Map of Maluku ‘Amboina’ c.1724

Rp 480,000
Detailed map of Amboina (Ambon) and neighboring islands, from Francois Valentijn’s “Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien”. Francois Valentijn (1666–1727) was a minister, naturalist and writer.
The descriptions A to G in the inset give information regarding the most important comodities in the East Indies: nutmeg and clove trees. The description for A says in Dutch: ‘is the big nutmeg forest ditributed in 1667’. The first sentence for G is: ‘the forest about Locky has an uncountable number of young trees 2 to 3 fingers thick’.
Size image: 79 cm x 32 cm

Map of Sunda c.1744

Rp 250,000

Map of Sunda c.1744

Rp 250,000

This map was originally published in Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion in his ‘Nieuwe en Beknopte Handatlas’ (New and Short Hand Atlas) of the region. The map shows South East Asia from Cambodia/Malacca to Celebes (nowadays Sulawesi) including the islands of Sumatra, Java and Borneo.

Size: 37 cm x 28 cm