La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.

Pieter van der Aa (*1659 - 1733)
Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam in 1719.

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Description

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.

Details

CartographerPieter van der Aa
TitleLa Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.
Publisher, YearAmsterdam, 1719
Plate Size28.1 x 36.0 cm (11.1 x 14.2 inches)
Sheet Size32.0 x 39.5 cm (12.6 x 15.6 inches)

Condition

Two vertical folds beside centrefold as issued. A dark and strong impression, excellent condition.

Cartographer

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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Vintage view of Ambon Island of the Moluccas in Indonesia. Published in Amsterdam in 1719.

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