- world and polar regions
- mediterranean sea
- celestial maps
- curiosities and portraits
Antique maps > europe > northern europe > Antique map of Baltic Sea - Estonia by Waghenaer L.J.
Die Custe va Lijfflandt, met de Eijlanden daer Beneffens, also hem dat Landt Aldaer Verthoont en in Zijn Ghedaente is, van Ekeholmen off tot Sijburchs Ness tho ... - Waghenaer L.J., 1600.
Copper engraving, engraved by B. & J. van Doetecum.
Size: 33 x 51cm (13 x 20 inches)
Verso text: French
Condition: Old coloured, refreshed, wormholes in lower margin restored.
From: Le nouveau mirroir des voyages et navigations. Antwerp, Jean Bellà¨re, 1600. (Koeman, Wag11A).
"Thanks to the unparalleled skill of the engravers, Baptist and Johannes van Deutecom, the original ms. charts by Waghenaer were transformed into the most beautiful maps of the period. The composition and the adornment have greatly contributed to the splendour of what originally were simple sketch-charts." (Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici)
Item number: 21313
Question about this map