Aa, Pieter van der

1719

Scarce Antique Map of Banten in Java Indonesia

La Rade de Bantam. Suivant les nouvelles observations des plus Celebres Geographes. A Leide, chez Pierre vander Aa.

DESCRIPTION: Antique Dutch map of the bay and village of "Bantam" or Banten, Java. Includes a plan of Bantam, and the smaller islands of Pulau Panjang, Groot P. Moby, Poele Don, Cleyn P. Moby, and Hollands kerk-hof. On a much larger sheet of watermarked (with fleur-de-lis), chain laid paper measuring 19" W x 15" H.

Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733) was a Dutch publisher working in Leiden during the early eighteenth century. He is best known for publishing maps and atlases, though he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes. From "Nouvel atlas...contenant les principales cartes géographiques dressées suivant les nouvelles observations de Mr. de l'Académie royale des sciences" published in 1714 from Leiden by Van der Aa. Plate number 19 (in manuscript).

CREATOR: Aa, Pieter van der

PUBLICATION DATE: 1719

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Japan

BODY OF WATER: 

CONDITION: Very good.  On strong watermarked, chain-laid paper. Slight uniform, pleasing age-toning. Very wide margins.

COLORING: None.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 6 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 9

PRICE: $300


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