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 Laurie & Whittle:  A Chart of the South Part of Sumatra and of the Straits of Sunda and Banca with Gaspar Straits . . .





Title: A Chart of the South Part of Sumatra and of the Straits of Sunda and Banca with Gaspar Straits . . .

Map Maker:  Laurie & Whittle

Place / Date: London / 1794

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 32.5 x 23.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 28996


Description:

Detailed English sea chart showing southern Sumatra, western Java, Banca and the Sunda Straits.

Details include rhumb lines, depths, and a compass rose.  Iincludes numerous profile views and an inset showing the Strait of Sunda on  larger scale.

The chart appeared in The East-India Pilot, or Oriental Navigator and is based on the 1745 French "Neptune Oriental" by Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis d'Apres de Mannevillette. The later English editions include additions by Captain Hayter, Captain John Ritchie and Captain Charles Newland. 


Condition Description: Part of lower neat line and lower part of image repaired, with some loss of image.


Related Categories:
Maps of Southeast Asia

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