-Old Antique Map/ New Guinea / Virtual Map Fair
Title: [antique rare map of the western end of New Guinea] Kaart van de Papoasche Eilanden, 1753.
Author: Tirion, I.
PlaceAndYear: Amsterdam, c. 1770
Description: Izaak Tirion (d. 1769) Amsterdam publisher. His ' Nieuwe en beknopte handatlas' saw 6 editions between before 1740 and after 1784. Also ' Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren', a series of descriptions of countries and their inhabitants.Izaak Tirion's rare map covering the western end of New Guinea and part of the Spice Islands to the west (Sallawatty, Patenta, Gammen, Land van Waigeeuw, Popo, Mixoal and part of Ceram). Many smaller islands are detailed and depths are shown near Ceram and to the east of Mixoal. The coastlines of discovered islands are shown with many harbors.
Dimensions: 320 x 360 mm
Colouring: fine original colouring
Condition: large paper copy, excellent condition.
- Number: 1012195 (6632)
- Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum