Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708.
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Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733.
Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708.
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
£5,900 - 8,900

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Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708. Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708. Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708. Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708. Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708. Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708.
Aa, Pieter van der. 1659-1733.
Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën. Leyden: Pieter Vander Aa, 1706-1708.
127 parts in 28 volumes (in 29, including volume 13 in two). 8vo (177 x 112 mm). Half-titles in red-and-black, volume titles and each part with separate title page with engraved vignette; 107 engraved folding maps, and 505 engraved folding plates. Later calf, spines gilt, with red morocco title labels. Spines with a bit of dryness, light wear to some joints and spine ends. A few minor repairs to edges of leaves.

FIRST EDITION of Van der Aa's comprehensive collection of memorable voyages including over 500 engraved views as well as 107 engraved maps, including all of the earliest voyages to the Americas, translated into Dutch. Van de Aa's spectacular production gathers travel accounts of voyages from 1246-1696 from reputable sources such as De Bry, Hakluyt, Herrera, de Barros, Thevenot, and includes the major voyages of Columbus, Vasco de Gama, Cortes, Drake, as well as minor European voyages. There was also a folio edition planned, but abandoned and then completed in 1727. Brown, Bibliotheca Americana III: 88; LeClerc 1059; Sabin 3; Tiele, Nederlandsche bibliographie, 5.
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