Lot 716

Hondius' Decorative Map of the Spice Islands, "Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae, in Quibus Moluccae Celeberrimae sunt", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia Period: 1630 (published) Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae Color: Hand Color Size: 13.4 x 18.4 This impressive map reflects the increasing Dutch interest in South East Asia in the wake of the establishment of the Dutch East India Company. It is one of two Asian maps that Hondius added to... more
11 Sep 2019
USA, Virginia