C1706

Scheeps

Mapmaker:

Pieter Vander AA (1659 - 1733)

Superb early map showing a number of the early Dutch discoveries on the Australian coast with an elaborate title cartouche. The source of the information for the map was based on the accounts of D. Nuno da Cunha governor of the … Read Full Description

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S/N: NVDG-003-AM-1706–234400
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Full Title:

Scheeps

Date:

C1706

Mapmaker:

Pieter Vander AA (1659 - 1733)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 153mm

Paper Size: 

252mm 
x 168mm
AUTHENTICITY
Scheeps - Antique Print from 1706

Genuine antique
dated:

1706

Description:

Superb early map showing a number of the early Dutch discoveries on the Australian coast with an elaborate title cartouche. The source of the information for the map was based on the accounts of D. Nuno da Cunha governor of the Portuguese possessions in India from 1528 to 1538. Cunha’s accounts were published by the Portuguese historian João de Barros (1496–1570), in his history of the Portuguese in their overseas territories, Asia de Ioam de Barros, dos fectos que os Portuguezes fizeram no descobrimento e conquista dos mares e terras do Oriente.

From Vander Aa, Naaukeurige versamling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leiden.

References: Koeman, Aa2.

Biography:

Pierre Vander AA (1659-1733)

Apprenticed at the age of 9, Vander AA began his career at Lieden in 1683 as a Latin trade publisher, publishing classical texts pertaining to medicine and science. His publications include; Naaukeurige versamling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen 1706, Atlas Nouveau 1710, and Galerie Agreable du Mond.

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