Valentijn, Francois

1720

Amboina, Seram, and Malaku Islands

De Landvoogdy van Amboina met de elf onderhoorige Eylanden

DESCRIPTION: Scarce antique Dutch chart of part of the Maluku (Molucca) island chain in Indonesia (the Spice Islands). Includes Buru Island ( Boero ), Amboin, Seram (Ceram) , Banda, and many other smaller islands. The chart is comprised of two conjoined sheets making up the seldom available 29" wide chart of the region. On watermarked chain-laid paper.

From Fran├žois Valentyn's Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien (Old and New East India), part V : Beschryving van Coromandel, Pegu, Arrakan, Bengale, Mocha, Persien, Malakka, Sumatra, Ceylon. Fran├žois Valentijn (1666-1727) was a missionary who worked at Amboina from during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. With numerous rhumb lines and two compass roses topped with fleur-de-lis. Plate 1.

CREATOR: Valentijn, Francois

PUBLICATION DATE: 1720

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Indonesia

BODY OF WATER: 

CONDITION: Good.  Generally clean and bright. A few repaired marginal tears at folds with no loss. Evidence of old creasing at left center and top right.

COLORING: Outline handcolor.

ENGRAVER: Valentijn

SIZE: 29 " x 11 "

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PRICE: $880


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