Project Description

(B8)  Title:  “Isole di Sunda Borneo Sumatra Iava Gande &c.,” from Atlante Novissimo Che Contiene Tutte le Parti swl Mondo compiled by Guillaume De L’Isle and published by Nella Stamperia di Giambattista Albrizzi in Venice circa 1740 – 1750.  Steel engraved.  Un-colored.  Image size is approx. 14 x 11 ½ inches (approx. 36 x 29 cm).  Matted and shrink wrapped.  Mat size is approx. 20 ½ x 16 ½ (approx. 52 x 42 cm).

Discussion:  This map is attributed to Dutch bookseller, publisher, and cartographer Isaak Tirion (1705 – 1765).  It is significant for the great detail of cities, villages, mountains, rivers, and islands.

Condition:  Very precise engraving with strong and clear images.  Slight offsetting and smudges, mostly in blank space outside of map borders.  Center fold is a little pulled together, resulting in slight loss of the image along the fold.

Price:  $185.00