Batavia Ao. 1629 Belegerd.

Rare engraved map of Batavia by Francois Valentijn Valentijn, who was an prominent historian of the Dutch East India Company who is best known for Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien, which was published by Joannes van Braam and Gerard onder de Linden. He twice traveled to the East Indies and served as Calvinist minister to Ambon between 1686 and 1694. In preparing this monumental work, he was given privileged access to the previously secret archives of the Dutsch East India Company, containing transcripts and copies of important earlier Dutch voyages.

The map is printed on a text sheet, which measures  198 x 325 mm., the map is measures 163 x 130 mm. 

Francois Valentyn
Batavia city plan
Publication Place / Date
Image Dimensions
Amsterdam / 1724
163 x 130 mm. / sheet: 198 x 325 mm.
Black and White
Product Price
Product Number
USD 250
SKU #M.0090