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  ASIA 
 Indonesia 

JANSSON, Jan. [17th century map of Sumatra with Singapore]
Sumatræ et Insularum Locorumque nonnullorum Circumiacentium Tabula Nova. Amsterdam, c.1657. Original colour. 425 x 520mm.
A chart of Sumatra and the tip of the Malay Peninsula, orientated with north to the left. Published in Jansson's sea-atlas it was first issued 1657, a decade after the Dutch siezed Malacca from the Portuguese. The map also marks the Aceh sultanate on the northern tip of Sumatra: during the 1650s the Dutch encouraged revolts against Aceh rule in order to gain control of tin deposits in the area. SUAREZ: p.207.
[Ref: 8214]    £850.00 ($1,091 • €955 rates)


HEATHER, William. [Sea chart of the smaller Indonesian islands]
A New Chart of the Eastern Straits to China Drawn from the Best Authorities by Wm. Heather. 1800. London: Heather. 1800. Sheet 650 x 925mm. Trimmed into printed border at top.
A working sea-chart of the smaller Indonesian islands, divided into two: the upper section covers the Banda Sea, with Sera, and Buru; the lower section shows the Lesser Sunda Islands, including Bali and Flores. Heather specialised in supplying charts to the merchant trade, operating from the Navigation Warehouse at 157 Leadenhall Street, at 'The Sign of the Little Midshipman', a ship's figurehead suspended outside. The premises were immortalised by Charles Dicken's 1846 novel 'Dombey and Son' as the shop kept by Sol Gils: the 'Little Midshipman' was illustrated in the book.
[Ref: 11977]    £1,200.00 ($1,540 • €1,348 rates)


ESPEJO, José. [Antique sea chart of the Halmahera Sea, Indonesia]
Carta Esferica que comprende el Estrecho de Dampier ó de Gamen, los Pasos de Gilolo, y de Pitt con las islas de Ceram, Mysole y la parte Orientale de la le Gilolo... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1843. 640 x 990mm. Small hole in map area, paper lightly toned.
Old sea chart of the Halmahera Sea with the Maluku island chain ( Spice islands) , with the eastern coasts of Gilolo (Makulu Utara), Seram, Misool, and the eastern tip of Papua.
[Ref: 12459]    £700.00 ($898 • €786 rates)


HORTIGOSA, P. [Pair of antique sea charts of the Anambas Islands]
Carta Esferica de una parte del Mar de China... que comprende las Islas Anambas de Enmedio y del N. [&] Carta Esferica de una parte del Mar de China ... que comprende las Islas Anambas del S. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1844. Two sheets, each c. 980 x 640mm. North sheet with some offset.
Pair of old sea charts of the Anambas Islands, now an important area of gas and oil production. Even at this late date there is a chain on non-existant islands, although the cartographer has marked them 'poco reconocidas' (little known).
[Ref: 12472]    £600.00 ($770 • €674 rates)


ESTRUCHE, J. [Antique sea chart of the Gaspar Strait]
Mar de China. Carta del Estrecho de Gaspar segun la publicada por el Almiratazgo de Inglaterra en 1861. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1862. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old Chart of the Gaspar Strait (Selat Gelasa), between the islands of Belitung and Bangka in Indonesia. As a connection between the Java Sea to the South China Sea it was an important route: an English ship had used it as early as 1702. Lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12469]    £450.00 ($577 • €505 rates)


RIUDAVETS, José Maria. [Antique sea chart of the Bay of Jakarta]
Carta de la Bahia de Batavia y sus inmediaciones segun los trabajos holandeses mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Lithograph. 460 x 610mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old Chart of the Bay of Jakarta with numerous depth soundings and recommended routes into port.
[Ref: 12466]    £450.00 ($577 • €505 rates)


BREGANTE, S. [Antique sea chart of the Indonesian provinces of West & East Nusa Tenggara, with East Timor]
Carta Esferica de las Islas al Este de Java y parte de los Mares de Aruafura y Banda segun los trabajos holandeses mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old Sea Chart of part of the Indonesian island chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, including Sumbawa, Flores and Sumba, with East Timor. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12458]    £500.00 ($642 • €562 rates)


BRYANT, Tomas. [Antique sea chart of the Makassar Strait]
Carta Esférica del Estechio de Macassar con los Pasos de las Molucas y Pitt segun los trabajos mas modernos ingleses y holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. 640 x 980mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of the Makassar Strait, between Borneo and Sulawesi, with the Molucca Sea and part of Maluku.
[Ref: 12464]    £650.00 ($834 • €730 rates)


BRYANT, Tomas. [Pair of antique sea charts of the Makassar Strait]
Carta Esférica del Estechio de Macassar (Hoja I) segun los trabajos mas modernos. [&] Carta Esférica del Estechio de Macassar (Hoja II) segun los trabajos mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. 980 x 640mm & 640 x 980mm. Blind stamps of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Pair of old sea charts of the Makassar Strait, between Borneo and Sulawesi, with the Molucca Sea and part of Maluku. On the southern sheet a lighthouse at Makassar is marked in colour.
[Ref: 12474]    £650.00 ($834 • €730 rates)


DE LORENZO, J. [Antique sea chart of the western Java Sea]
Carta Esférica de una parte del Mar de Java que comprende el Estrecho de Sonda segun los trabajos holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of the eastern approaches of the Sunda Strait, through the western Java Sea, with the south east coasts of Sumatra and the north west coast of Java. Lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12468]    £350.00 ($449 • €393 rates)


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