Antique Maps by Pieter van der Aa (*1659 - 1733)

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.
  • 1719 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.

    Amsterdam, 1719

    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...

    La Ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.
    11270

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

    380,00 €
  • 1713 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  La Morée, autrefois le Peloponnese, avec toutes ses Iles, dressée par les plus exacts geographes...

    Leyden, circa 1713

    Beautiful example of Pieter van der Aa's map of Greece / Peloponnese (Pelopónnisos) up to Athens in the East. Detailed uncoloured cartouche with Venetian Lion. From the Atlas Le nouveau théatre du...

    La Morée, autrefois le Peloponnese, avec toutes ses Iles, dressée par...
    10156

    Coloured map of the Peloponnese. Printed in Leyden circa 1713.

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  • 1719 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  La Ville de Palimbang dans l'Ile de Sumatra.

    Leyden, 1719

    A very decorative, impressive engraving of Palembang in Sumatra. Two views on one sheet. In the upper part the overall view with a sea battle in the foreground. Below the burning city.

    La Ville de Palimbang dans l'Ile de Sumatra.
    11264

    Antique town view of Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia. Printed in Leyden in the year 1719.

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  • 1720 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les bancs de sables, rochers et brasses d'eau, le...

    P. van der Aa, Leyden, circa 1720

    A rare sea chart showing the southwest part of Taiwan (Formosa) together with the Penghu Islands (Pescadores). Oriented to the east.From Galerie Agréable du Monde , a sixty-six volume atlas...

    L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les bancs de sables,...
    11480

    Coloured sea chart of Formosa, Taiwan. Printed in Leyden by P. van der Aa circa 1720.

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  • 1730 - Pieter van der Aa

    Pieter van der Aa:  Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware affbeeldinge wegens het...

    Leyden, 1730

    Detailed East oriented plan of Jakarta former Batavia on Java / Indonesia. With birdeye view from sea side, various ships and a lion. Two inset keys with detailed description of the buildings.

    Plan de la Ville et du Chateau de Batavia en l'Isle de Iava / Ware...
    10148

    Antique town view of Batavia, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Printed in Leyden in the year 1730.

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