Map. Engraving. 17 1/4" x 22".
Provincial map of Japan. Francois Valentyn (1666-1727), was a Dutch Minister and served under the East India Company. He was a naturalist and a writer who spent 16 years in the East Indias. Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën (1724-26) was a massive work of five parts published in eight volumes and containing over one thousand engraved illustrations and some of the most accurate maps of the Indies of the time.
Condition: Very Good