Navigation

Fruits and Spices from Java and Bali ( Theodore de Bry c.1598 )

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

DE LANCVAS, FAGARAS,/LACCA ET CVCIFRVCTA.

A rare late 16th century black and white print illustrating fruits and spices from Java and Bali including Galanga by the German engraver and bookseller Theodore De Bry who, in 1598, published the Peregrinationum in Indiam Oriental et Indiam Occidentales, a book of early 16th century voyages and travels. There are two distinct series: the first, the Grand Voyages, published in 1590 covering North and South America, and so-called because its pages are taller and wider than the second, which is called the Petits Voyages – published in 1598 and covering the travels in the East Indies and arctic regions. This print is probably derived from the 1599 German edition of the Petits Voyages.

Very good overall condition, measures 230 x 175 mm.

Purchase code: P0190

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique Print Banda Neira by Van Schley (c.1754) – SOLD

Antique Print Banda Neira by Van Schley titled ‘Neira’. Interesting mid-18th century engraving of the Volcano Gunung Api and Banda Neira island with the old VOC fortifications. A numeric description below the print indicate the...

Antique Print Smeroe Volcano by Grieve (1872) – SOLD

Antique Print of the Smeroe volcano, mountains of Ijang, East Java ( made after Abraham Salm 1872 ). A very fine mid-19th century Dutch chromolithograph of a village in the moutains of Ijang, East Java, in...

Sumatra Inhabitants, c.1598

Sumatra Inhabitants, c.1598 Sumatra Inhabitants ( Theodore De Bry c.1598 ) HABITVS MORESQVE INSV-/LAE SVMATRA INCOLARVM. 8. A rare early 17th century black and white print of the inhabitants of Sumatra by the German engraver...

Homme et Femme de Macassar, c.1750

Homme et Femme de Macassar, c.1750 Homme et Femme de Macassar ( J.v. Schley c.1750 ) Homme et Femme de Macassar, Macassaarsche Man en Vrouw. Atractive black and white coper engraving of a man and...

Antique Print Bantam Wedding Ceremony by De Bry (c.1598)

Antique print Bantam wedding ceremony titled ‘SOLEMNITAS NVPTIALIS/BANTAM INCOLARVM. 12’. A rare early 17th century black and white print showing a marriage and wedding ceremony in the City of Bantam, West Java by the German...

REEDE VAN BANDA Harbor c 1844

REEDE VAN BANDA Harbor c 1844 Molukschen archipel.   Iles Moluques. 26.  / DE REEDE VAN BANDA. LA RADE DE BANDA. A very fine and detailed black and white mid-19th century lithograph by Paulus Lauters (1806-1875) of...

Antique Print Borobudur by Rappard (c.1883)

Chromolithograph of Borobudur temple complex in Central Java, after J.C. Rappard from M.T.H. Perelaer’s Nederlandsch-Indie Java Door. De Buitenbezittingen published in Leiden in 1883. The last quarter of the 19th century was a period when...

Indonesian Steveadore (Hardouin) -c.1847

Indonesian Steveadore (Hardouin) -c.1847 No title : Indonesian Steveadore A very fine mid-19th century water colour painting of an Indonesian steveadore by the gifted French artist Ernest Alfred Hardouin (1820 – 1854) who arrived in Batavia...

Samboupo 1750 ( J.v. Schley )

Samboupo 1750 ( J.v. Schley ) Attractive detailed view of Samboupo on the island of Celebes (Sulawesi) Indonesia. This copper engraved print is a so called bird’s-eye perspective with great detail including the fort and...
Back to top