1747 Bellin Antique Map of the Island of Sulawesi, formerly Celebes, Indonesia

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Carte De L'Isle Celebes ou Macassar...S Bellin
  • Date: 1747
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 60919
  • Size: 11 1/2in x 11in (295mm x 280mm)


This beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, formerly known as Celebes, was published in 1747 by Jacques Nicolas Bellin for Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1785. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early 
Colors used: - Red, green, yellow 
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 9 1/2in x 7in (240mm x 180mm)
Plate size: - 8 1/2in x 6 1/2in (215mm x 165mm)  
Margins: - Min 1/4in (4mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None