Karte von dem eylande Sumatra nach den tagebüchern der schiffer
Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore
The title of this mid-18th century map of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula claims that it was based on the diaries of sailors. Interestingly, the title is repeated in both German and French, as are the names of some of the locations marked on the map.
Carte de l'Inde au-delà du Gange comprenant les Royaumes de Siam, de Tunquin, Pegu, Ava, Aracan &c.
Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
The kingdoms of mid-18th century mainland Southeast Asia are shown on this map: Ava and Pegu (Myanmar), Siam (Thailand), Tonquin and Cochinchine (Vietnam), Camboie (Cambodia) and Laos. Rivers are also prominent, and mountains are shown pictorially.
Plan de la ville et forteresse de Malaca: pour servir à l'histoire generale des voyages
This mid-18th century plan of the city of Malaca (Malacca/Melaka) focuses on the military fort (‘A Famosa [The Famous]’), but also includes two churches, a mosque and a Chinese temple. Two markets are also marked, as is the entrance to the port.
Carte particuliere des isles Moluques
A map of a small island chain off the west coast of the island of Gilolo (modern Halmahera in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia). The military forts on the islands were used by the European colonial powers during conflicts over the area’s spice trade.
Plan d'Amboine, tel qu'il étoit en 1718 = Platte-grond van Amboina, zoo als het was in den jaare 1718
This colourful mid-18th century plan of the city of Amboine (Ambon, capital of Ambon Island, in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia) has a detailed legend identifying locations within the city and the surrounding mountains. The text is in French and Dutch.
Carte des isles Philippines, Celebes et Moluques
Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor
The note in French at the top left of this map states that although the map is accurate, the names of many small islands have been omitted to avoid confusion, and that more details will come later.