This product is successfully added to your cart
Questions about this product? (#26896)

Authenticity Guarantee
All items are guaranteed authentic prints (woodcuts or engravings) or manuscripts made at or about (c.) the given date and in good condition unless stated otherwise. We don’t sell facsimiles or reproductions. We deliver every map with a Certificate of Authenticity containing all the details.

Southern India, by François Valentyn (Valentijn). 1724-26

François Valentijn (1666-1727)

François Valentijn was a minister who devoted most of his life to the employ of the V.O.C. In 1685 he was sent by the V.O.C. to Ambon as a Minister to the East Indies, where he remained for a decade. He returned and lived in Holland for about ten years before returning to the Indies in 1705. The following year Valentijn was Army Chaplain on an expedition in eastern Java but suffered health problems and requested permission to return to Holland.
Finally, back home, Valentijn composed his monumental work, Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. This massive work of five parts in eight volumes appeared between 1724 and 1726. It was created both from the voluminous journals Valentijn had amassed during his two stays in Southeast Asia, as well as from his own research, correspondence, and previously unpublished material secured from V.O.C. officials. It contained over one thousand engraved illustrations and some of the most accurate maps of the Indies of this time.

back

Nieuwe kaart van Choromandel ende Malabar.

€360  ($381.6 / £306)
add to cart
Buy now
questions?
PRINT

Item Number:  26896 Authenticity Guarantee

Category:  Antique maps > Asia > India - Ceylon

Old, antique map of Southern India, by François Valentyn (Valentijn).

Date of the first edition: 1726
Date of this map: 1726

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 51 x 58.5cm (19.9 x 22.8 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Folds as issued, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Landwehr (VOC), 467.5a(1).

From: Valentyn F., Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, vervattende Een Naaukeurige en Uitvoerige Verhandelinge van Nederlands Mogendheyd In die Geweesten. Amsterdam, J. van Braam & G. onder de Linden, 1724-26.

François Valentijn (1666-1727)

François Valentijn was a minister who devoted most of his life to the employ of the V.O.C. In 1685 he was sent by the V.O.C. to Ambon as a Minister to the East Indies, where he remained for a decade. He returned and lived in Holland for about ten years before returning to the Indies in 1705. The following year Valentijn was Army Chaplain on an expedition in eastern Java but suffered health problems and requested permission to return to Holland.
Finally, back home, Valentijn composed his monumental work, Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. This massive work of five parts in eight volumes appeared between 1724 and 1726. It was created both from the voluminous journals Valentijn had amassed during his two stays in Southeast Asia, as well as from his own research, correspondence, and previously unpublished material secured from V.O.C. officials. It contained over one thousand engraved illustrations and some of the most accurate maps of the Indies of this time.

References: Landwehr (VOC) - #467.5a(1)

Related items

Southern India, by J.V. Bouchet.

Sud-Theil von Indien Herwerts des Ganges. Autore R. P. Ioan. Venantio Bouchet e Soc. IESU. 1726
Southern India, by J.V. Bouchet.
[Item number: 4184]

€250  ($265 / £212.5)
India by Guillaume Delisle, published by Covens & Mortier.

Carte des Cotes de Malabar et de Coromandel. 1721-41
India by Guillaume Delisle, published by Covens & Mortier.
[Item number: 23609]

€650  ($689 / £552.5)
Mongol Empire, by Frederick de Wit - Covens & Mortier.

Magni Mogolis Imperium. After 1721
Mongol Empire, by Frederick de Wit - Covens & Mortier.
[Item number: 25838]

€500  ($530 / £425)
Goa, by M. Merian.

Goa. 1638
Goa, by M. Merian.
[Item number: 25903]

€400  ($424 / £340)
India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka), by Pieter van der Aa.

Carte du Golfe de Bengale, Mer des Indes, et Riviere du Gange, Avec les Païs et Iles d'alentour, Savoir les Côtes de Malabar, Cormandel, Ile de Ceylon, les Maldives, les Rolaumes de Visiapour, Golconda, Guzaratte, etc. 1713
India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka), by Pieter van der Aa.
[Item number: 26095]

€500  ($530 / £425)
India, by Pieter van der Aa.

L'Inde de ça le Gange. 1713
India, by Pieter van der Aa.
[Item number: 26107]

€600  ($636 / £510)
The gulf of Cambay and the coast of Surat. by P. Van der Aa

Le Golfe de Cambaye et la Rade de Suratte, tres exactement representez sur les meilleures Cartes modernes. 1713
The gulf of Cambay and the coast of Surat. by P. Van der Aa
[Item number: 26113]

€350  ($371 / £297.5)
India, by Giovanni Magini

Tabula Asiae XI. 1597
India, by Giovanni Magini
[Item number: 26522]

€280  ($296.8 / £238)
India & Ceylon, by Homann Heirs.

Peninsula Indiae citra Gangem, hoc est Orae Celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel. Cum Adjacente Insula non Minus Celebratissima Ceylon. c. 1737
India & Ceylon, by Homann Heirs.
[Item number: 26752]

€450  ($477 / £382.5)
South Asia by Lorenz Fries.

Fries 1525 edition of the first modern map of Southeast Asia
Tab. Moderna Indiae. 1525
South Asia by Lorenz Fries.
[Item number: 27929]

€2800  ($2968 / £2380)
India - Ceylon (Sri Lanka) by Vincenzo Coronelli.

Penisola dell'Indo di qua del Gange, e l'Isola di Ceilan nell'Indie Orientali. 1696
India - Ceylon (Sri Lanka) by Vincenzo Coronelli.
[Item number: 28674]

€650  ($689 / £552.5)
Southern India, by Z. Châtelain.

Carte Nouvelle des Terres de Cucan, de Canara, de Malabar, de Madura, et de Coromandel: 1719
Southern India, by Z. Châtelain.
[Item number: 29378]

€350  ($371 / £297.5)
India, by Joan Blaeu.

Magni Mogolis Imperium. 1640
India, by Joan Blaeu.
[Item number: 30140]

€700  ($742 / £595)
Southern Asia by Lorenz Fries.

Rare 1525 edition in nice old colour.
[No titel - from verso:] Tab. Moderna Indiae. 1525
Southern Asia by Lorenz Fries.
[Item number: 30650]  new

€4500  ($4770 / £3825)