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Title: 'Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus '

Striking , rare, map published by Peter Schenk and Gerard Valk based on Hessel Gerritsz' rare chart from 1631. Contemporary handcoloured engraving. The area showed is exactly the same as Gerritsz map, except for the addition of the west coast of Central America.It reflects the firsthand knowledge of Gerritsz during his voyage to South America and the West Indies undertaken in 1628

Size: 38 x 53 cm (map)

Published: Ca. 1690

Condition: Very good (wide margins, clean and crisp , verso blank, small holes at the coast of Gulf of Mexico near Quitazenho and Boca de Conil, caused by green ink)

VAT: Margingoods


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