"[Portrait of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten]", Bry, Theodore de
Period: 1599 (published)
Publication: Petites Voyages
Color: Black & White
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm
Handsome portrait of the famous explorer Linschoten (1563-1610), who worked in the service of the Portugese Archbishop of Goa. Linschoten's mapping of Southeast Asia broke the stranglehold that the Portugese had on spice trade in that region. Printed on a full page with German text, 7.8 x 12".
The portait is near fine with a light dampstain in the lower, blank margin.