A Description of the Sea coastes of East Frysland with all their bankes, sandes and...

Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer (*1533 - 1605)
Old coloured sea chart of East Frisland. Printed in London in the year 1588.

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Description

Extremly rare, original old coloured sea chart of the coast of East Friesland from L. J. Waghenaer. From the rare and only English edition of the Spieghel der Zeevaerdt: The Mariners Mirror of 1588. With two decorative cartouches, profiles of the Wadden Islands, cattle, ships and a sea monsters.

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CartographerLucas Janszoon Waghenaer
TitleA Description of the Sea coastes of East Frysland with all their bankes, sandes and bekons.
Publisher, YearLondon, 1588
Plate Size32.8 x 50.8 cm (12.9 x 20.0 inches)
Sheet Size39.9 x 52.3 cm (15.7 x 20.6 inches)

Condition

Some overall browning, backed at lower end of centrefold.

Cartographer

Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer was a Dutch skipper and cartographer. His famous sea atlas was published first in 1584, and was called the Spieghel der zeevaerdt (Mariner's mirror).

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Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer: A Description of the Sea coastes of East Frysland with all their bankes, sandes and bekons..
Old coloured sea chart of East Frisland. Printed in London in the year 1588.

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