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Mauritius, De Jacht, Hollandia, Amsterodamum

€150.00
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Antiquariaat De Vries & De Vries - antique maps & prints webshop

Mauritius, De Jacht, Hollandia, Amsterodamum

€150.00

Nice small  hancoloured engraving showing the four ships that lead the first Dutch expedition to Indonesia under command of Cornelis de Houtman in 1595. It's from 'Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam' (Historical description of the famous trading city Amsterdam) by Johannes Isaac Pontanus,first published in Latin ('Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia') by Jodocus Hondius in Amsterdam in 1611.

The Mauritius was named after the Dutch Prince Maurits. The Jacht is also known as Duyfken.

Size: 11,5 x 15 cm.

Condition: Good

VAT: Margingoods

 

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