Attractive view of Ambon (Moluccas) by Pierre van der Aa. Shows the capital of Ambon Island with several ships in foreground during the the Dutch golden age in Indonesia with the Dutch East India Company V.O.C.
Two vertical folds beside centrefold as issued. A dark and strong impression, excellent condition.
Pieter van der Aa was born 1659 in Leyden, Holland. He started his own book publishing business when he was twenty-three. Within fifty years in his business, he published a huge amount of highly decorative maps and atlases. His Nouvel Atlas was reissued by Covens & Mortier. He died 1733 in Leyden.
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