Batavia ( Jacob van der Schley c.1747 )
BATAVIA ASSIEGE EN 1629. BATAVIA A.o 1629 BELEGERD.
A mid-18th century French black and white plan of Batavia as it appeared in 1629 engraved by Jacob van der Schley (1715-1779) and compiled by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), who spent more than 50 years at the French Hydrographic Service where he was appointed the first IngÃ©nieur hydrographe de la Marine and was commissioned to carry out new surveys, first of the coasts of France and then of all the known coasts of the world. This plan is from Antoine PrÃ©vost dâ€™Exileâ€™s Historie gÃ©nÃ©rale des Voyages published in Paris between 1746 and 1770 and for which Bellin was the cartographer.
Very good condition with wide margins and a strong plate mark, measures 192 x 277 mm.
Purchase code: M0980/AALA