De Bry: World map
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World map

"Occid. Ind. Pars Octava."

The departure of Thomas Cavendish (1555-1592) on his circumnavigation, Plymouth, England, 1586.

The second title page by Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) from „Americae pars VIII. Continens primo…“, an original coloured copper engravied map framed by a decorative bordure with flowers and birds. Design after an early map by Claesz (1560-1609), Frankfurt 1599.

Sheet size: 31,5 cm x 22,5 cm; Map size: 8 cm x 14 cm

Beautiful print and colours, small worm holes, altogether in very good condition.

Ref.: Shirley: Mapping of the World S.237 entry 219