A CHART OF THE SOUTH PART OF SUMATRA AND OF THE STRAITS OF SUNDA AND BANCA. WITH GASPAR STRAITS CORRECTED AND IMPROVED FROM THE OBSERVATIONS OF CAPT. JOSH. HUDDART, CAPT. JOHN HALL AND CAPT. HENRY S. SMEDLEY.

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A Chart of the South Part of Sumatra and of the Straits of Sunda and Banca. with Gaspar Straits Corrected and Improved from the Observations of Capt. Josh. Huddart, Capt. John Hall and Capt. Henry S. Smedley.

Copper plate engraving, 1794.
Image 24 21/8 x 32 3/4" (61.4 x 83.3 cm).
Fair condition only. Small areas of loss of the lower right neatline and creases, splits and small losses along centerfold. Occasional tear along sheet edge. This was used as a "working" sea chart.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95486
Price: $450.00
Publisher : Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
Detailed sea chart the southern part of southern Sumatra, western Java and neighboring islands. Jakarta, named “Batavia formerly Iacatra” is identified. A large inset chart shows a close up of the Straits of Sunda, including the famous volcanic island of Cracatoa. Includes numerous soundings and several profile views of prominent land masses.

This chart appeared in Laurie & Whittle’s “The East India Pilot, or Oriental Navigator”.

Manuscript soundings and notes written in the Java and China Sea's.
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