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CAERDEN, PAULUS VAN. - Loffelijcke voyagie op Oost-Indien, met 8 schepen uyt Tessel gevaren int jaer 1606 onder het beleyt van den admirael Paulus van Caerden.

Title: Loffelijcke voyagie op Oost-Indien, met 8 schepen uyt Tessel gevaren int jaer 1606 onder het beleyt van den admirael Paulus van Caerden.
Description: (Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius, 1646).Oblong 8vo. Modern wrappers. 48 pp. (text set in two columns).Extracted from Commelin's collection of voyages. - Account of the third voyage of the VOC to the East Indies. 'The fleet of Van Caerden was as much a military as a commercial venture. Following his instructions he first attempted, unsuccessfully, to seize the Portuguese fort at Mozambique, after which he visited Goa, Calicut, the Coromandel Coast, and the Moluccas, capturing Portuguese ships as well as trading. Finally he became governor of the Molucces. No other editions of Caerden's account were printed' (Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the making of Europe, III, p.470). Also including an description of Mozambique, Monomotapa and of the inhabitants of the Cape of Good Hope (Mendelssohn II, p.540).Landwehr, VOC, 250.

Keywords: Asia Dutch travel Indonesia Moluccas South Africa VOC Dutch East India Company commelin

Price: EUR 524.70 = appr. US$ 570.27 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 31992

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