De Landvoogdy der Moluccos – Valentijn (1726)



Description: Antique map Indonesia titled ‘De Landvoogdy der Moluccos met de aangrenzende Eylanden’.  Large detailed map of a part of the Spice Islands. It includes Baru (Boero), Ambon, Seram and part of Maluku (Nova Guinea). This map originates from ‘Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën’ by F. Valentijn.


Artists and Engravers: François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1694 and 1705 to 1713 and travelled extensively in the VOC’s lands.

  • Date: 1726
  • Overall size: 64 x 52 cm.
  • Image size: 58 x 46 cm.
  • Condition: Very good, small defect near ‘Gilolo’. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: BGRN-255