Rare sea chart of the east coast of Sweden from the Zeespieghel by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline between Kalmar, Kalmarsund, the northern part of Öland up to Stockholm. Splendidly decoratived with three cartouche, wildlife, three large sailing ships and sea monsters. In the centre a beautiful compass rose. Engraved by J. van Doetecum. From the Latin edition of the Spieghel der Zeevaerdt.
Some small worm holes in margin backed. Very good condition.
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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Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1583.
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