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COMMELIN, ISAAC (ED.). - Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Amsterdam, 1646. Facsimile edition.

Title: Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Amsterdam, 1646. Facsimile edition.
Description: Amsterdam, 1969. 4 volumes. Oblong 8vo. Green imitation leather gilt. With ca. 200 maps and plates.First edition published in Amsterdam in 1645. - Contains the journals of 21 navigators to the East and West Indies. Among them are the Arctic discoveries of Heemskerk and Barentsz, the East-India voyages of Houtman, de Keyzer and Van Spilbergen, the circumnavigations by Van Noort, Le Maire, Schouten and Van Spilbergen. It is the most valuable record of exploration during the 16th and 17th century. - Fine.Cf. Tiele 81, Cat. NHSM I, p.105 and Landwehr, VOC, 250.

Keywords: Batavia Dutch travel Indonesia Indonesia general VOC Dutch East India Company commelin voc general

Price: EUR 247.50 = appr. US$ 268.99 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 155