1775 – J.B.N.D. D’ Apres de Mannevillette – Plan du Detroit de Banca


Title:                      “Plan du Détroit de Banca.. / Petit plan du Détroit à l’Est de Banca.”

Nautical chart of the straits between Sumatra and Bangka. With inset : Petit plan du Détroit à l’Est de Banca. The northern coast line of the island Banca has an past-over slip with an heavenly updated coast line. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas. The chart is based on the travels of the English commander M. Howe. Engraved by de la Haye and published in Brest year 1775 in atlas “Le Neptune Oriental”.

Cartographer:     Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-Denis D’ Après de Mannevillette (1707 – 1780)
Sheet size:           53,6 x 41,7 cm
Year:                     1775
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition. Original coloring on watermarked paper.

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is a genuine antique map published in 1775 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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