Antique Map Bali Island titled ‘Kaart van het Eyland Bali’.
One of the few large-scale maps of the island of Bali by Francois Valentyn is from his eight-volume history of the East Indies entitled Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien that was published in Amsterdam by Gerard Onder de Linden and the bookseller Joannes van Bram between 1724 and 1726. The work contained numerous charts of the major islands including this large map of Bali which is based on the earlier map of Bali compiled by Willem Lodewijcksz, a member of Cornelius de Houtman’s pioneering voyage to the East Indies in 1595-97.
Excellent condition, measures 45 x 60.5 cm.
Purchase Code: M0589