A Bibliographical and Historical Essay on the Dutch Books and Pamphlets relating to the New-Netherland and the Dutch West-India Company and to its possessions in Brazil, Angola, etc.
Amsterdam. N. Israel. 1960. squae 8vo., 22x 17cm, reprint of first edition of 1854-67, lii,234,(4),23pp., 2 vignettes, large folding rear map, 3 engraved views, appendix, index, black cloth, gilt spine titles, bookplate, near fine (gar). Item #41157
~ First published in Amsterdam (Frederick Muller), 1854-67. Includes: "A List of the Maps and Charts of New-Netherland, and of the Views of New-Amsterdam" by G.M. Asher & a large folding facsimile map of New-Netherland by N.J. Visscher. The Dutch West India Company established the New Netherland colony in 1624 consisting of what is now New York City, Long Island, Connecticut and New Jersey. The main town of the colony was New Amsterdam (I626-1664) what is now Manhattan.