Rare Antique Print-JAVA MAJOR-INDONESIA-ASIA-Argensola-1706



Java Major – Scarce original antique map of the island of Java, Indonesia. The “great island of Java” was, according to Marco Polo, the largest island in the world; his Java Minor was the actual island of Sumatra.

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‘Java Major’

Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 22,8 x 15,8 cm. (9 x 6,2 inch). Image size: 20,4 x 14,2 cm. (8 x 5,6 inch).

From ?Histoire de la Conquete des Isles Moluques ??, by Argensola, translated from Spanish, published by Jacques Desbordes in Amsterdam, 1706.

Made by ‘Anonymous’ after ‘(Author) Argensola’. Bartolome Leonardo de Argensola (1562-1631), Spanish poet and historian.

Condition: Very good, given age. An occasional tiny spot. Original vertical fold(s) as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 15 × 22 × 1 cm


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