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the Molucca Islands.
(Southeast Asia- Celebes- Maluku - Halmahera- Indonesia- Flores- Timor- New Guinea- New Holland- Australia- Gilolo)
Issued c.1680-1700, London by R. Morden
Charming and scarce little 17th century antique miniature map. Engraved with original wash hand color for the ocean area.
Coastline of Australia seen along bottom right corner. Text above and on reverse.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal. Small piece missing from tip right edge blank margin, outside any printed area.
Sheet measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 4" H x 5" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 278.
King, Antique Miniature Maps , Morden, 1680. (showing this very map and noting the different issues of them).