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Title: 'Macassar, Capitale du Roiaume de mÍme nom'.
Description: Leiden, Van der Aa, 1706. Obl. 4to. Copperengr. view from van der Aa, unsigned. Depicting the city of Makassar. Early 18th c. Meas. appr. 29 x 37. French caption upper center in a drapery carried by two putti. Lower center 'Leide, chez Pierre vander Aa.' From the folio van der Aa. Makassar, until recently Ujung Pandang, capital of Celebes, Indonesia (East Indies). This Portuguese stronghold came into the hands of the VOC through the actions of Governor Speelman who rebuilt the fortress in stone and named it 'Rotterdam'. See van Wiechen, Vademecum, p. 189 - 190:

Keywords: Nederlands Indie Netherlands Batavia prints

Price: EUR 280.00 = appr. US$ 304.32 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6836