C1764

Isle Brulante.

Scarce c.18th engraving of the eruption of Manam Motu volcano, New Guinea. Shows two Dutch ships with an erupting volcano. From Prevost, Abbe. Histoire générale des voyages : ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Isle Brulante.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

140mm 
x 185mm

Paper Size: 

169mm 
x 252mm
AUTHENTICITY
Isle Brulante. - Antique View from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Scarce c.18th engraving of the eruption of Manam Motu volcano, New Guinea. Shows two Dutch ships with an erupting volcano.

From Prevost, Abbe. Histoire générale des voyages : ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les.. Paris

References:
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967. 65403.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974 p.241.
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973 5991.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 6058912
Library of Congress Washington D.C.: 05041509
State Library New South Wales: RB/DQ909.8A
Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier: ark:/12148/bpt6k201024v
State Library Victoria: RARESF 910.8 P929H

 

Jakob van der Schley (1715 - 1779)

Schley was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733). His greatest work was the numerous engraved portraits, views and maps for most of the engraved plates in the Prevost's, Abbe., "Histoire générale des voyages".

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