East Indies Malaysia Indonesia Philippines Sumatra Java Borneo 1806 H Tanner mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Chart of the East India Islands.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Asia, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Celebes).
Issued 1806, Philadelphia. Likely engraved by H.S. Tanner.
Uncommon early 19th century engraved map with attractive hand color.
Of historical interest and note for the early date of production within the United States by an American engraver.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 11" H x 17 1/2" W.
Engraved area measures c. 9 3/4" H x 15 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.