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73 2321 Asia Valentyn F
73 2321 Asia  Valentyn F
73 2321 Asia  Valentyn F
73 2321 Asia  Valentyn F
73 2321 Asia  Valentyn F
73/2321 [Asia]. Valentyn, F. Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten, benevens eene wydlustige beschryvinge der Moluccos, Amboina, Banda, Timor, en Solor, Java, en alle de Eylanden onder dezelve landbestieringen behoorende (...). Als ook (...) van Choromandel, Pegu, Arracan, Bengale, Mocha, Persien, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Melabar, Celebes of Macassar, China, Japan, Tayouan of Formosa, Tonkin, Cambodia, Siam, Borneo, Bali, Kaap der Goede Hoop en van Mauritius. Dordr./ Amst., J. van Braam/ G. onder de Linden, 1724-1726, 8 parts in 5 vols., engr. frontisp., 5 ident. title-vignettes, portr. of the author, dedic. leaf, 265 (of 266) (large) (fold.) maps, plans, views, portraits and plates, 80 textills., contemp. unif. blindst. vellum, folio.

- Lacks the portrait of M. de Haan in vol. IV; all vols. w. 2 later owner's entries on title-p.; occas. (sl.) foxed and yellowed. Bindings w. minor imperfections.

= Landwehr, VOC 467; Tiele 1121; Alt Japan Katalog 1570; Cordier, Japonica 426-428; Cordier, Indosinica 927-930; Cat. NHSM I, 502; Mendelssohn IV, p.594. One of the most extensive works and the main old source on the Dutch East Indies with many documents, partly lost by now. Also containing important descriptions of i.a. Cape of Good Hope, China, Japan and Ceylon and 2 early voyages to Australia with interesting maps. For the description of the history of Amboina Valentyn used the unpublished and lost manuscript "Amboinsch Dierboek" by Rumphius. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.

€ (18.000-22.000)