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Mozambique Island, by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.


Insulae et arcis Mocam-bique descriptio ... - Beschrivinghe des Eijlants en slot Mocambique ..., 1596.

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Item Number:  27408  new
Category:  Antique maps > Africa
References: TNH Doet4 - #927, Schilder 7 - p.459 Ill.16.1

Old, antique bird's-eye view of Mozambique Island, by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.

Oriented to the West.

Date of the first edition: 1596
Date of this map: 1596

Engraved by Joannes van Doetecum.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 25 x 32cm (9.8 x 12.5 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, short margins.
Condition Rating: A
References: TNH Doet4, #927; Schilder 7, p.459 Ill. 16.4.

From: Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien.... Amsterdam: C. Claesz, 1595-96.