De Landvoogdy van Amboina met de elf onderhoorige Eylanden - Valentijn (1726)

  • Technic: Handcoloured engraving and etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold as issued. Three tiny pinholes in print, reinforced using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 15,3 x 12,2 inch
  • Image size: 14,8 x 11,6 inch

€ 262,50($ 308.93 / £ 239.69)

Description: Antique map, titled: 'De Landvoogdy van Amboina met de elf onderhoorige Eylanden.' - A map of the island Maluku, with the surrounding Islands (among which Pulau Ceram-Laut, Pulau Parang and Banda). From the monumental: "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën ..." by François Valentyn / Valentijn, published in 1724-1726. VOC.

Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'François Valentijn'. The author François Valentijn (1666-1727), was a Dutch missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands.