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Cornelis De Bruyn:  Route Exacte De Gamron a Batavia et de Batavia a Gamron

Indian Ocean


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Title: Route Exacte De Gamron a Batavia et de Batavia a Gamron

Map Maker: Cornelis De Bruyn

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1718

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 12 x 9.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $495.00

Inventory ID: 44380


Description:

Fine example of the Cornelis De Bruyn map of the Indian Ocean, showing his route from Gamron (modern Bandar Abas) to Batavia (Jakarta).

The map shows India and Indochina, including Sumatra and Thailand (Siam). The cities of Bombay and Calcutta are identified along with many others.

De Bruyn, a Dutch artist, made a remarkable journey to Moscow, Persia and the East Indies in 1701, at the age of 50. He spent most of 1703-04 in Persia and then traveled to Java in 1706. The map appeared in his Voyages Par Le Muscovie, En Perse, Et Aux Indes Orientales, published in 1718.


Related Categories:
Maps of India
Maps of Southeast Asia
Indian Ocean