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VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . .

VALENTIJN, F. -  Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . .
Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . . - VALENTIJN, F.
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Title : Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . ..
Map maker : VALENTIJN, F..
Date : Amsterdam, 1726.
Size : 17.4 x 21.5 inches. / 44.2 x 54.5 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :Fine map depicting the Island of Ceylon/Sri Lanka, oriented with north to the left.. Good interior detail is given with settlements, roads, etc. An attractive early map, one of the few early very detailed Dutch maps to focus on the island.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the VOC's lands. He is best known for his monumental history and description, "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën" which remains one of the most important primary sources for the East Indies and neighboring lands.

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Condition : In very fine to mint condition. Small part in lower left margin re-inforced.


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