Auction 351 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

MALAY ARCHIPELAGO -- EBERT, J.J., (transl.). Beschreibung und Geschichte der Hauptstadt in dem Holländischen Ostindien Batavia nebst geographische, politische und physikalische Nachrichten von der Insel Java. Aus dem Holl. übers. Lpz., Weidmanns Erben & Reich, 1785-86. 4 in 3 vols. (16), 296; (4), 252; (4), 336; (4), 352 pp. W. engr. fold. map of Java, 3 engr. fold. plans of Batavia (& surroundings), 2 engr. fold. plates depicting reptiles and birds. Cont. hcf. w. raised bands, & brown labels. (Name entry on ti-pp., slightly browned/foxed (espec. endpapers)).

Rare German translation of 'Batavia, de hoofdstad van Neêrlands O. Indien': A description of Batavia and its history, and information on the trade of the VOC in the East Indies, it also includes sections on the natural history and physical geography of Java. - Landwehr, VOC, 500; Tiele 77 (note).

€ 1200

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