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Title: Plate nr. 2: 'Aussicht des Schlosses Batavia von der Seite des Zuckermagazins.'
Description: Amsterdam, 1669. Obl. 4to. Copperengr. view from Nieuhof, unsigned. Depicting the city of Batavia. 17th c. Meas. appr. 20 x 30. German captions and legenda. Lower lefthand corner 'Suppl. zum VIII Bande No 2' From the German Nieuhof, 'Die Gesantschaft der Ost Indianischen Gesellschaft', 1669. Batavia, now Jakarta, Capital of Java, Indonesia. Under Coen Jakatra was destroyed in 1619 and after Ternate, built on the ruins of Jakatra, Batavia was founded and became the headquarters of the VOC. Coen had much preferred the name Nieuw Hoorn.

Keywords: Nederlands Indie prints Netherlands

Price: EUR 190.00 = appr. US$ 206.50 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6832