Plan D Amboine en 1718 Ambon Dutch East Indies SCHLEY/BELLIN c1748 map
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'Plan D'Amboine...en 1718'. Ambon, Dutch East Indies. SCHLEY/BELLIN c1748 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Plan D'Amboine, tel qu'il étoit en 1718 / Platte-Grond van Amboina, zoo als het was in den Jaare 1718'

A decorative plan of the town and port of Ambon on the island of the same name in the Moluccas (Maluku) or Spice Islands. At the time the map was made, Ambon was part of the Dutch East Indies. The key on the left hand side identifies 41 locations. A compass rose in the lower part of the map orients the map as facing towards the south east.


The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: c1748    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 31.0 x 39.0cm, 12.25 x 15.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: 18th century copperplate antique map plan

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin/ Jakob van der Schley. Based on a chart contained in 'Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën' by François Valentyn

PROVENANCE: From the Dutch edition of Atlas de "l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", by Antoine François Prévost (the Abbé Prévost)

'Plan D'Amboine...en 1718'. Ambon, Dutch East Indies. SCHLEY/BELLIN c1748 map
'Plan D'Amboine...en 1718'. Ambon, Dutch East Indies. SCHLEY/BELLIN c1748 map

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