Indonesia: Maluku or Moluccas Islands: Moluccae Insulae: Description des Isles Molucques by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Indonesia: Maluku or Moluccas Islands: Moluccae Insulae: Description des Isles Molucques by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£65.00

Description

DH302208. Original and scarce miniature map of the Indonesian Maluku or Moluccas Islands. Printed in 1618 in 'La Geographie Racourcie' in Paris. Size: 13.8cm x 9.7cm. Original copper engraving. Map features a decorative title cartouche with text in Latin. French title above the map with French text to the reverse. Minor age staining to the margins which only very slightly affects the map. In very good plus, clean condition overall with good margins.

These miniature maps by Bertius and engraved by Hondius have been referred to as 'undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed'.

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