"De Bermudes of Summer Eylanden tot de Reystogten afgepeyld, door de Engel Zen derwaards gedaan", Aa, Pieter van der
Period: 1707 (circa)
Publication: Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee…
Color: Black & White
9 x 6 inches
22.9 x 15.2 cm
First state of this charming small map of Bermuda embellished with a scene depicting the shipwreck of Admiral Sir George Somers in 1609. As is typical of the period, this map depicts the coast of Virginia on the same scale, thus presenting a distorted view the island's size and location.
Dark impression, couple of soft extraneous creases, else fine. Framer's hinge tape on verso.