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Old antique chart of New Guinea by W.C. Schouten

Item number:25400
Category:Antique maps > oceans
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Caarte van Nova Guinea, Nieulijck inden iare 1616 bezeijlt, ende beschreven door Willem Schouten van Hoorn. - W.C. Schouten, 1618.    Rare.


Old chart of the north coast of New Guinea with the route of Eendracht as far as Ternate, by W.C. Schouten.

 

First edition, 1618.
Copper engraving
Size (not including margins): 15 x 27cm (5.9 x 10.5 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+

From: Journael ofte Beschrijyvinghe van de wonderlicke reyse gedaen ... Amsterdam, W. Blaeu, 1618.

"The mapping of this coast meant a noticeable improvement in its depiction." (Schilder).

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