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Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  Caerte vande zee Custen van Galissien, va Ortugal tot voer bij C. de Finisterre . . . en gedaente comende zeijlen … de Spaenshe Zee

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Title: Caerte vande zee Custen van Galissien, va Ortugal tot voer bij C. de Finisterre . . . en gedaente comende zeijlen … de Spaenshe Zee

Map Maker: Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1584 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 13 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $3,400.00

Inventory ID: 47446


Description:

Beautifully hand-colored example of Waghenaer's map of the Galician Coastline, from Cape de. Ortegal in the east, to Monte Louro and Cape Finisterre in the west, centered on Coruna, Malpica de Brigantinos and Ferrol.

Lucas Waghenaer was a Dutch pilot who produced the first set of effective navigational charts, under the title Spiegel der Zeevaerdt. These gorgeous charts, engraved by Baptist and Jan van Doetecum, embody the latest contemporary knowledge of navigation and position finding and set the standard which was followed for more than a century. Waghenaer's charts are magnificent works of art, which are highly sought after by collectors.

An essential map for collectors of the region and the earliest decorative sea chart of the region. 

Includes highly decorative sail ships and sea monsters.


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