Antique Map – CARTE DE JAVA-INDONESIA-CHATELAIN – 1719

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CARTE DE L’ILE DE JAVA : PARTIE OCCIDENTALE, PARTIE ORIENTALE … – (Map of the island of Java, Western and Eastern part …) Large map of Java, Indonesia. This sought-after map, modelled on Hadrien Reland’s earlier map that was also the source for Gerard van Keulen’s chart of Java published in 1728, was printed as two separate sheets labelled west (Occidentale) and east (Orientale) that are generally joined to make a complete map of the island. The map contains extensive notes on the history and geography of Java that are included within the borders of the map and along the margins.

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CARTE DE L’ILE DE JAVA : PARTIE OCCIDENTALE, PARTIE ORIENTALE …

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 92 x 42,4 cm. (36,2 x 16,7 inch). Image size: 87,4 x 37,5 cm. (34,4 x 14,8 inch).

From volume V of the monumental work ‘Atlas Historique …’, 1719. The atlas was published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720, with a second edition appearing in 1732. The maps were accompanied by information pertaining to cosmography, geography, history, chronology, genealogy, topography, heraldry, and costumes of the world.

Made by an anonymous engraver after Henri Abraham Chatelain. Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743), his father Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754), worked as a partnership publishing the Atlas Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L’Histoire under several different Chatelain imprints, depending on the Chatelain family partnerships at the time of publication.

Condition: Very good, given age. Printed from 2 plates, sheets attached. Original folds as issued. Recent hand colouring. Tear at bottom middle backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: CARTE DE JAVA-INDONESIA

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Dimensions 92 × 92 × 1 cm

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