AMBON-MOLUCCAS-INDONESIA-TIMOR-MALUKU ISLANDS [After VALENTIJN-VOC, 1724]

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Caart van het Eyland Amboina (…). – Scarce original antique detailed map of the Island Amboine ( Ambon) and Timor, Maluku Islands, Indonesia by Francois Valentyn. With an inset of castle Victoria. Includes compass rose, scale and rhumb lines.

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Caart van het Eyland Amboina (…).

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 43 x 33 cm. Image size: 41 x 31 cm.

From the monumental work by François Valentyn: “Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten”. Dordrecht/Amsterdam: J. van Braam en G. onder de Linden, 1724/1726. (Transl.: Old and new East-Indies, including an accurate and extensive description of Dutch / VOC controlled territories.)

Made by an anonymous engraver after Francois Valentijn / VOC sources.

Condition: Good, given age. Paper slightly browned at places. Narrow margins; expertly remargined with period acid free paper. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: AMBON-MOLUCCAS-INDONESIA-TIMOR-MALUKU ISLANDS

PCOM-A10-19

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Dimensions 43 × 43 × 1 cm

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