10 Brasil chart. Hendrick Doncker 208


Description: Brasil chart. Hendrick Doncker

Paskaert van Brasilia van Pernambuco tot C. de S. Antonio

Hendrick Doncker

Amsterdam 1668


Double page engraved sea chart. 55x 47 cms. Black and white. Rhumb lines, scales and compass roses. Cartouche with figures shown using astronomical instruments.Very light foxing in upper right side.The chart preserves its original double paper leaf.
The chart comes from an unrecorded french issue of Doncker´s sea atlas not listed in Koeman
Doncker was a bookseller and printer of sea charts in Amsterdam for over fifty years.The difference of the Doncker´s charts is that were his own work and were noted for the accuracy and imporvement that showed in comparison with other cartographic material that other cartographers copied each other. The stock of Doncker was sold eventually to Johannes Van Keulen
  • Number: 2080133
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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