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.
Tiny hole in centrefold backed, later colour. 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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