Les isles Molucques, Celebes, Gilolo, &c


Title:
Les isles Molucques, Celebes, Gilolo, &c
Date:
C1735
Mapmaker:
Nicolas Sanson d'Abeville (1600-1667)
Image Size:
187mm x 245mm (7.36" x 9.65")
Condition:
Minor sheet chips to sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
Technique:
Copper engraving hand coloured
Price:

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$A 550
Stock Number:
ASI IE 1735 SANSON (NGPD) (C022)
Description:
Rare and early map of the Spice Islands extending from Borneo to the west coast of New Guinea and from the southern islands of the Philippines to Timor in the south. The map is decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and compass rose at top right.
The map has a number of insets which name all the Moloccan Islands, Banda, Gilolo (Halmhera), Bachian (Bacan), Machian, Tidore and Ternate.

From Sanson's Altas portatif
Biography:

Nicolas Sanson d'Abeville (1600-1667)

Geographer of the King of France, founder of the French school of cartography, and tutor to Louis XIII. He published over 300 maps, all with a high degree of accuracy and engraving quality.

 

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