1758 Jakob Schley: Map of Indonesia, Ambon Island, Maluku Islands



Carte Particuliere De L'Isle D'Amboine

Issued 1758, The Hague 

Overall size: 39 x 25.5 cm.

Image size: 30 x 21.5 

Fine island chart shows topographical details, mostly elevations, on Amboine, an island off the southwest coast of Ceram, lying north of the Banda Sea and south of the Molucca islands between Indonesia and New Guinea. Chart indicates harbors and small settlements around the coast, and Chateau Victoria a large building on the shore of Lemy Timor. Includes decorative compass rose.

Vertical fold as issued, strong and clear impression on heavy paper. Excellent condition.