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  ASIA 
 Indonesia 

APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'. [Antique navigational chart of the Straits of Bali]
A New Plan of the Straits, Situated to the East of Java & Madura, commonly called the Straits of Bali and of Pondi and Respondi. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Coloured. 505 x 345mm. Restoration to bottom edge, with slight loss.
An English edition of Apres de Mannevillette's antique mapo / chart of the Straits of Bali, which in turn was based on charts from English ships. An inset shows the Bay of Ballambouang, a Dutch settlement on Java, as surveyed by Capt. Nicholas Skottowe, in the ship Royal George 1766.
[Ref: 12423]    £240.00 ($298 • €281 rates)


APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'. [Antique sea chart of the port of Riau, Pinang Island]
Plan of the Port of Rhio on the Island of Bintang in the Staits of Sincapore. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Coloured. 530 x 420mm. Restoration to bottom edge.
An English edition of Apres de Mannevillette's navigational antique chart of the straits between the islands of Pulau Batam and Pinang, which form the south side of the Straits of Singapore.
[Ref: 12424]    £300.00 ($372 • €351 rates)


 Central Asia 

APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'. [18th century nautical chart of Diego Garcia]
Carte des Isles et Dangers Situes au Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar... Paris: 1771. 335 x 495mm.
Antique sea chart of Diego Garcia and the surrounding islands, now the British Indian Ocean Territory. Published in 'Le Neptune Oriental'. Diego Garcia is the largest land mass in the Chagos Archipelago (which includes Peros Banhos, the Salomon Islands, the Three Brothers (islands), the Egmont Islands and the Great Chagos Bank)
[Ref: 12417]    £230.00 ($285 • €269 rates)


 Arabia 

APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'. [18th century chart of the Persian Gulf]
Carte du Golfe Persique, depuis Bassora jusqua'au Cap Rasalgate. Paris, c.1775. Coloured. 480 x 670mm.
The Persian Gulf, engraved by Guillaume Dela Haye, naming Bahrain but with no no sign of the Qatar Peninsula. The inset shows Kharg Island, the site of a Dutch trading port from 1753-1766, off Bandar Rig in Persia. Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780), made a voyage to China in 1728, using new instruments to correct the latitudes of places en route. He then compiled a new sea atlas, the 'Le Neptune Oriental', with much-corrected charts. However the Persian Gulf was not a welcoming place for European ships: the Arabian coast is marked 'peu connu' (little known).
[Ref: 16651]    £1,200.00 ($1,488 • €1,404 rates)


  AFRICA 
 African Islands 

APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'. [Plan of the Island of Mahé, Seychelles]
Plan des Iles Mahé.. Paris, c.1780. coloured, 345 x 500mm.
Large map of the island of Mahé in the Seychelles, with a description bottom left. A system of rhumb lines and a compass rose decorate the map. Engraved by de la Haye.
[Ref: 16317]    £500.00 ($620 • €585 rates)


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