BL-00063

Untitled bird's eye view of the Bay of Bantam - Renneville (1725)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Small margin at the right. Original folds, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1725
  • Overall size: 22.3 x 16.5 cm
  • Image size: 20.4 x 14.6 cm
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Description: A small early 18th century map of Banten Bay showing the islands of Pulo Dua and Pulo Batto together with soundings within the Bay and profiles of hills on the islands published by Constantin de Renneville (c. 1650-1723) in his Recueil des voyages qui ont servi a l’establissment et aux progre de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales in Amsterdam in 1703. De Renneville’s publication was a translation and adaption of Isaak Commelin’s Begin ende voortgangh van de vereenighde Nederlandtsche Geoctroyeende Oost-Indische Compagnie thought to have been first published in Amsterdam around 1645.

Artists and Engravers: Author: Constantin de Renneville (ca. 1650-1723).