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VALENTIJN, F. - Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao.

VALENTIJN, F. -  Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao.
Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao. - VALENTIJN, F.
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Title : Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao..
Map maker : VALENTIJN, F..
Date : Amsterdam, 1724.
Size : 10.7 x 14.2 inches. / 27.2 x 36.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :A fine view of the city of Macao from Lappa Island showing in schematic blocks the structure of the town. With European vessels and junks in the surrounding water. With numbered key 1-26 in lower part, including, Fort de Baare, Bon Parto, Fort St Paulo (Monte Fort). Churches and convents including, St Layrentio, St Angostino, de Seo (Cathedral), St Domingo, St Francisco, Cloister st Paulo, St Pedro, St Joan, St Antoni, St Lazaro and Nossa Senora de Gia. Also indicated is Shineesches Pagode (Chinese pagoda) - Ama Temple.
"No. 27" in upper left corner. The print originally appeared in Valentijn's book Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien (Dordrecht/Amsterdam 1724/26). With in the right bottom corner the imprint J.van Braam en G. onder de Linden.
Including the area east of Cape of Good Hope till Australia and Japan.

François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and traveled extensively in the V.O.C.'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.

More about François Valentijn [+] or The Chater collection" Pictures relating to China, Hongkong, Macao.

Condition : Folds as issued. In very good to mint condition.

ID: 36158

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