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Title: 'la ville d'Amboine. Capitale des Iles Molucques.'
Description: Leiden, Van der Aa, 1706. Obl. 4to. Copperengr. view from van der Aa, unsigned. Depicting the city of Amboina. Early 18th c. Meas. appr. 38 x 29. French caption upper center in a banner. Lower center 'Leide, chez Pierre vander Aa.' (Some light browning.). From the folio van der Aa. Amboina, or Kota Ambon, capital of the Island of Ambon in Indonesia, East Indies. February 1605 Van der Haghen's fleet arrived in the Bay and merely the sight of the ships persuaded the Portueguese Governor Caspar de Melo, to surrender without any fighting. Rumphius, 'de blinde ziener van Ambon', lived on the island for a long time.

Keywords: Nederlands Indie Netherlands VOC Batavia prints

Price: EUR 280.00 = appr. US$ 304.32 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6834