L'Ile de Java

VAN DER AA, Pierre

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Place Published: Leiden
Publisher: Van der Aa, Pierre
Date Published: 1730

Description: Map. Copper plate engraving of the Island of Java. Image measures 10.5" x 6.25".

Comments: Beautiful dark impression. North is oriented to the right of the page. Includes Bali and part of Sumatra. Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733) was a Dutch publisher, editor and bookseller based in Leiden, Netherlands. He started his own publishing and auction house at the age of 21 and went on to produce thousands of maps. Van der Aa is credited to pioneering a separate artwork for the border. Apart from his own maps, he republished maps of various other publishers such as Blaeu, Visscher, De Wit, etc. This map is beautiful example of his distinctive style.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 202626


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