Amboina Dutch Colony Maluku Islands Indonesia ca.1760 fine antique city plan mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Platte-Grond van Amboina
(Dutch Colony, Maluku Island, Indonesia, Citadel)
Issued 1755, De Hondt, in La Haye (the Hague, Netherlands)
Engraved by Schley
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with attractive detailed hand color. An extensive two column key at top left locates approx. 40 specific buildings or sites.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, overall visually appealing.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Pleasing antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A cartographic depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" H x 16 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 10 5/8" H x 14" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 123*