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Interesting view of Drake's coronation by an Indian Tribe on the Island of California and a conflict between Juan Ulloa and a large group of California Indians, from Vander Aa's La Galerie Agreable du Monde . . . .

Pieter van der Aa Biography

Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733) was a Dutch mapmaker and publisher who printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated books, but is best known for his voluminous output of maps and atlases. Van der Aa was born to a German stonecutter from Holstein. Interestingly, all three van der Aa sons came to be involved in the printing business. Hildebrand was a copper engraver and Boudewyn was a printer.