De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer...

Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer (*1533 - 1605)
Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

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Rare sea chart of the coasts of Sweden by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline between Simrishamn and Kalmar with Åhus and the islands Oland, Hanö and Bornholm. With two decorative cartouches, the profile of the coast, wild animals, a large sailing ship and three whales. In the centre a beautiful compass rose. Engraved by J. van Doetecum. From the Latin edition of the Spieghel der Zeevaerdt of 1588.

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CartographerLucas Janszoon Waghenaer
TitleDe Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer toe. Orae maritimae tu Daniae, tum Suecia. Ioa. à Doetecum fecit
Publisher, YearCornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588
Plate Size33.4 x 51.6 cm (13.1 x 20.3 inches)
Sheet Size41.5 x 56.4 cm (16.3 x 22.2 inches)

Condition

Tiny hole in centrefold backed, later colour. Very good condition.

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: De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer toe. Orae maritimae tu Daniae, tum....
Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

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