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4 DE BRY/G. Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio. 109

€1,245.00

Description: DE BRY, Johann Theodore.
[Guilhelmi Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio.] Oppenheim: de Bry, c.1619. Engraved map 170 x 210mm, set in letterpress.
A double-hemisphere world map used as a frontispiece to De Bry's 'Pars Undecima Americæ' (Grand Voyages Part XI), which contained the account of the voyage of Willem Shouten (c.1567-1625) in which he was the first to round Cape Horn (1616). The map marks his route but has little other detail. The borders, on the other hand, are finely-engraved, with large portraits of Schouten and Magellan and medallion portraits of Francis Drake, Olivier van Noordt, Thomas Cavendish and Joris van Spilbergen. SHIRLEY: 301.
[Ref: 17013] £1,100.00 (In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090121
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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