C1725

[Chart or itinerary of Jacob le Maire] [showing Your Honour in what manner the aforesaid Jacob le Maire passed into the South Sea by a new strait, and so to the Indies]

Mapmaker:

Jacob Le Maire (1585 - 1616)

Engraved map of the south Pacific Ocean showing the tracks of Jacob le Maire on his voyage with Willem Cornelis Schouten in 1615-1617.  The three inset maps from top clockwise are: The Route across the Pacific, the north coast of New … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

[Chart or itinerary of Jacob le Maire] [showing Your Honour in what manner the aforesaid Jacob le Maire passed into the South Sea by a new strait, and so to the Indies]

Date:

C1725

Mapmaker:

Jacob Le Maire (1585 - 1616)

Condition:

Minor repaired tear to right hand side sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued. good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

360mm 
x 137mm
AUTHENTICITY
[Chart or itinerary of Jacob le Maire] [showing Your Honour in what manner the aforesaid Jacob le Maire passed into the South Sea by a new strait, and so to the Indies] - Antique Print from 1725

Genuine antique
dated:

1725

Description:

Engraved map of the south Pacific Ocean showing the tracks of Jacob le Maire on his voyage with Willem Cornelis Schouten in 1615-1617.  The three inset maps from top clockwise are: The Route across the Pacific, the north coast of New Guinea and Le Maire’s Strait.

Le Maire rounded the southern extremity of Tierra del Fuego, and proved the island was separated from the southern continent and part of South America. He then continued sailing west in the Pacific and reached the northern coast of New Guinea. 

From: Navigation Australe Faite par Jaques le Maire, et par Willem Cornelisz. Schouten, les Annees 1615, 1616, et 1617 etc. In Renneville, Rene Augustin Constantin de, Recueil des Voyages qui ont servi a l’etablissement et aux progres de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales.    

In National Library of Australia collection: Bib ID2273086

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