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Bali c.1724

Rp 500,000

Bali c.1724

Rp 500,000

Attractive large-scale map of the island of Bali, originally published in Amsterdam by Francois Valentyn in his “Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien” ( 1724-26 ), and based on the earlier map of Bali compiled by Willem Lodewijcksz, a member of Cornelius de Houtman’s pioneering voyage to the East Indies in 1595-97.

Size image: 56 cm x 45 cm (printed on canvas)

Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo c.1764

Rp 200,000

Decorative mid-18th century French map of Indonesia 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. The map was published in the Petit atlas maritime in 1764. The map is identical to the one produced by Bellin for A.F. Prévost’s Histoire générales des Voyages in Paris between 1747 and 1775.

Size: 29 cm x 25 cm

Carte Des Isles de la Sonde ~ 1773

Rp 500,000

CARTE DES ISLES DE LA SONDE, ET DES ISLES MOLUQUES.

French map of South-east Asia and the Indonesian Archipelago originally published in 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.

Carte des Isles Voisines des Moluques c.1750

Rp 250,000

This French map of Maluku was originally published in A. Prévost’s ‘l’Histoire générales des Voyages’ (General History of Voyages).

Size image: 31 cm x 21 cm

India Orientalis c.1638

Rp 480,000

Decorative map of South East Asia, India and western Oceana by Matthaus Merian, based upon William Blaeu’s India Orientalis map of the same period. Matthäus Merian was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house. He was a member of the patrician Basel Merian family.

size image: 46 cm x 35 cm

India Tercera Nvova Tavola c.1561

Rp 150,000

The strangely shaped islands and early place names provide a fascinating early view of the region on this 450 years old map. This map of South East Asia by Girolamo Ruscelli’s edition of Ptolemy’s ‘Geographia’ was published in Venice in 1561. The crudely executed map shows some evidence of the Portugese discoveries in the early 16th century such as the location of Malacca. East of Malacca is Java Minor, south of Sumatra is Java Major. Little of the Indonesian archipelago is accurately depicted on this early map of the region. The map represents a transition from the old Ptolemaic model of the far east, based largely on the accounts of Marco Polo, and the Ortelian model based on access to the Portugese portolan charts of the area.

size image: 25 cm x 19 cm

 

Indonesian Archipelago c.1578

Rp 550,000
Spice Islands and the Indonesian Archipelago, entitled Insulae Moluccae celeberrimae. Engraved by Petrus Plancius, the great Dutch engraver and first Hydrographer to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and compiled from the latest and highly secret Portuguese sources, the map provides the most detailed cartographic knowledge of the region at the end of the 16th century that was collected by Huygen van Linschoten, the young Dutch secretary to the Portuguese Archbishop of Goa.
The map was originally bound into some editions of his seminal work, the Itinerario, especially the English edition of 1578, the first popular sailing guide to the ports and cities of the Portuguese trading empire in the Far East including the Spice Islands, China and Japan. The information portrayed in the map, that could bring the death penalty in Portugal if made public at the end of the 16th century, sold for a few Pffenigs in Amsterdam in 1617.

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

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

KLM Airlines 1934 Poster

Rp 880,000

Decorative poster of KLM’s 1934 flight schedule and route map from Amsterdam to Batavia , a 14.350 km long route. KLM proudly advertised that it took five and a half days to reach the Dutch East Indies. Compared to 6 weeks on a ship it sure made a difference! Shown is a globe presented as if seen from outer space, a starlit sky fills in the spaces around the globe which shows the route map. The aircraft shown is a Fokker F-XXXVI.

size image: 62 cm x 89 cm (canvas)

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