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Auction 185, Lot 39

"D'Oostindize Voyagien door Johan Davis Tweemaal Gedaan...", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication: Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Landreysen…

Color: Hand Color

8.9 x 6 inches
22.6 x 15.2 cm
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This map of the eastern hemisphere (with the exception of northern Europe and northern Asia) depicts John Davis' voyage from England, to Brazil and Southeast Asia. Davis was an English explorer who is noted for his discovery of the Falkland Islands and his search for a Northwest Passage at the end of the sixteenth century. The map is adorned with a delightful title cartouche featuring an elephant leading a ceremonial procession. Published in van der Aa's compilation of early voyages of exploration.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding on a lightly toned sheet with minor offsetting and a narrow top margin, as issued.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/17/2021