De Landvoogdy der Moluccos, met de aangrenzende Eylanden
De Landvoogdy der Moluccos, met de aangrenzende Eylanden De Landvoogdy der Moluccos, met de aangrenzende Eylanden


Title:
De Landvoogdy der Moluccos, met de aangrenzende Eylanden
Date:
C1727
Mapmaker:
Johannes Van Braam (1677-1751)
Image Size:
445mm x 565mm (17.52" x 22.24")
Sheet Size:
478mm x 598mm (18.82" x 23.54")
Condition:
In good condition, with folds as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
OENO 006 ASI INDO (GPD) (RW05)
Description:

VALENTYN / BRAAM'S RARE CHART OF THE SPICE ISLANDS 

Very rare and important map of the spice islands, New Guinea, and Philippines by Francois Valentyn who was given privileged access to the secret archives of the Dutch East India Company, enabling him to provide the mostly detailed historic information on previous Dutch voyages to the Indies, including those of Abel Tasman. 


From Francois Valentyn's (1656-1727), Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, vervattende Een Naaukeurige....

Collections:

National Library of Australia:  Bib ID3753030

Biography:

Francois Valentyn (1656-1727)

Valentyn studied theology and travelled twice to the East Indies in the employ of the VOC, firstly as a Calvinist minister on the spice island of Amboina (1686-1694) and then to Java (1706) and again Amboina (1707-1713). In the preparation of his historical account of the VOC in the East, Valentyn was given privileged access to the secret archives of the company, enabling him to provide detailed information on previous Dutch voyages to the Indies, including those of Abel Tasman.

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