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DU BOIS, JOHANN PETER ISAAK. - Vies des gouverneurs généraux, avec l'abrégé de l'histoire des etablissements Hollandois aux Indes Orientales.

Title: Vies des gouverneurs généraux, avec l'abrégé de l'histoire des etablissements Hollandois aux Indes Orientales.
Description: La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1763.4to. Original marbled boards. With title-page printed in red and black, 27 engraved vignette portraits of the Governors-General and 34 engraved folding maps, plans and views after Jacobus van Schley. VI,351;48 pp.Much improved edition of volume XX of Prévost's Historische beschrijving der reizen. Enlarged with an important treatise on the actual state of the Dutch East Indies Consideration sur l'état présent de la Compagnie hollandoise des Indes Orientales by the ex-Governor General Baron d'Imhoff. Interesting description of the lives of 27 Governors General from Pieter Both in 1609 up till Jacob Mossel in 1752 and all the events relative to the affairs of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) from the Cape of Good Hope to Indonesia, India, Ceylon, Australia, Formosa and Japan during a period of ca. 150 years. Including plans and views of Deshima, Batavia (slaughter of the Chinese), Ternate, Galle, Malacca and maps of Java, Australia, Ceylon, Cape of Good Hope, Bali, etc. - A fine copy of a richly illustrated history of the Dutch East India Company.Landwehr, VOC, 1502; Cat. KITLV p.236; Cordier, B.I., col. 1490; Bastin-Brommer N17; Mendelsson I, p.488-489; SAB II, p.108.

Keywords: Batavia Dutch travel India Indonesia Japan Moluccas South Africa VOC Dutch East India Company

Price: EUR 2915.00 = appr. US$ 3168.16 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 34999

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