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Barent Langenes:  Baixos De Iudia (Shipwreck between Mozambique and Madagascar)

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Title: Baixos De Iudia (Shipwreck between Mozambique and Madagascar)

Map Maker: Barent Langenes

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1612

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $75.00

Inventory ID: 43971


Description:

Early miniature view of a shipwreck on the islands located between Madagascar and Mozambique. In the foreground, large lobsters are attacking shipwrecked passengers.

Langenes's map was first issued in his Caert-Thresoor and later re-published by Bertius in his Tabularum Geographicarum, beginning in 1600, with the total number of appearances of this map running to no less than 12 appearances between 1598 and 1650 in the two works by Langenes and Bertius.


Condition Description: One minor wormhole


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