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Lot nr:941
Book nr:30479
Author:VALENTYN, François
Title:Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten, benevens een wydlustige beschryvinge der Moluccos, Amboina, Banda, Timor, en Solor, Java, en alle de Eylanden onder dezelve landbestieringen behoorende (...). Als ook (...) van Choromandel, Pegu, Arracan, Bengale, Mocha, Persien, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Melabar, Celebes of Macassar, China, Japan, Tayouan of Formosa, Tonkin, Cambodia, Siam, Borneo, Bali, ...
Town:Dordrecht - Amsterdam
Publisher:Joannes van Braam - Gerard onder de Linden
Year:1724-1726
Description:5 parts in 8 vol. in-f°, [40], 316, [2], [4], 428, [28] ; 351, [10], 282, 48, [8] pp, engraved allegorical frontisp. by A. van Buysen after C. Mulder, two title vignettes, engraved dedication leaf, folding engraved author's portrait (G. v.d. Gouwen after Houbraken), 270 maps, portraits and plates, 79 text engravings (and 3 woodcuts). (lacking 3 plates). Contemporary bindings in half calf, heavily rubbed
Note:Ref. Landwehr, VOC 467 ; Tiele 1121 ; Cordier, Japonica 426-428 ; Cordier, Indosinica 927-930 ; Cat. NHSM I, 502. One of the most extensive works and the main old source on the Dutch East Indies with many documents, partly lost by now. This monumental work gives detailed historical informations and description of the Dutch East Indies, but also of Japan, Formosa, Indochina, Ceylon, India and Cape of Good Hope
Price:€8000 - €12000
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