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  ASIA 
 Indochina 

DE LORENZO, J. [Chart of the South China Sea]
Carta del Mar de China comprendido entre la Isla de Borneo y la Peninsula de Malaca, segun los trabajos mas modernos ingleses y holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Chart of the South China Sea, with Singapore and the coast of Borneo including Brunei. Lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12457]    £750.00 ($994 • €845 rates)


LECLERCQ, C. [Antique sea chart of the Malacca Strait]
Carta Esferica del Estrechio de Malaca segun los trabajos mas modernos ingleses y holandeses. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. Touches of original colour. 640 x 990mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of part of the Malacca Strait, between Malaysia and Sumatra, marking Malacca. The Klang River is marked, but Kuala Lumpur is yet of sufficient importance to be shown: founded in 1857 it was not until 1880 it even became state capital. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12461]    £400.00 ($530 • €450 rates)


DE LORENZO, J. [Antique sea chart of the Malacca Strait]
Oceano Indio. Carta del Estrechio de Malaca y de la Costa Occidentale de Sumatra segun los trabajos mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1863-7. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Old sea chart of part of the northern approaches to theMalacca Strait, between Malaysia and Sumatra, marking Malacca and Penang. The Klang River is marked, but Kuala Lumpur is yet of sufficient importance to be shown: founded in 1857 it was not until 1880 it even became state capital. Much of the western coastline of Sumatra is also marked. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12463]    £480.00 ($636 • €540 rates)


 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 ($1,126 • €957 rates)


THORNTON, John. [Borneo]
A Large Draught of the South Part of Borneo. London, Samuel Thornton, c. 1711. 435 x 525mm. Narrow margins at top and bottom.
Uncommon sea chart, published in Thornton's 'English Pilot The Third Book', concentrating on oriental navigation. Marked are Banjarmasin and Pulau Laut.
[Ref: 9384]    £300.00 ($398 • €338 rates)


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 ($318 • €270 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 ($398 • €338 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 ($1,590 • €1,351 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 ($928 • €788 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 ($795 • €676 rates)


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