Lot 52: DE RENNEVILLE, RENE AUGUSTIN CONSTANTIN. [Southeast Asia.]
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: DE RENNEVILLE, RENE AUGUSTIN CONSTANTIN. [Southeast Asia.] Engraved map including Java, Malaya, Borneo, Philippines and the Moluccas. 13 1/2x17 1/4 inches sheet size; issued folding now flat, minor offsetting, light dampstain, upper left margin trimmed close for binding purposes, repaired vertical tear along left margin, i.e. binding tab. Rouen, 1725
Notes: Rare map included in de Renneville''s "Recueil des Voyages qui ont servi a l''Etablissement et aux Progrez de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales," a French adaptation of Isaac Commelin''s compilation of mid-17th-century voyages and travels undertaken for the Dutch East India Company.