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Published by the British Hydrographer Alexander Dalrymple in 1798. The first seperately issued chart of the Strait of Alas between the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa. Dalrymple received the details for publishing the chart from James Horsburgh who drew the chart from his own observations. Horsburgh published the major atlas of charts of the East Indies in his eponymous Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies. On the death of Alexander Dalrymple in 1808, he became the British Hydrographer.

British Admiralty Chart No 895.

Grubby with old folds, a minor margin tear and a little silverfish damage not effecting the chart.

Copperplate engraving.

300 x 226 mm. (11 3/4 x 9 inches). Plateline.

Rare.

[LOMBOK]. A CHART OF THE STRAIT OF ALLAS ...1796.

AU$150.00Price
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