Map of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean. Published in Holland in 1596. Large size (47 x 30cm). The paper has been professionally restored with remargining and is in excellent condition.
Bright and beautiful modern colour. Beautiful map of the island of St Helena drawn by Linschoten and engraved by Baptista van Doetecum.
Linschoten sailed to the Indies and lived in Goa under Portugues rule in the 1580s. On returning he published the famous Itinerario, which described life and trade in India. During his return he stopped in St Helena and produced this beautiful map, which was engraved by Baptista van Doetechum on his return.
The item "Vera effigies et delineatio Insulae Sancta Helena Linschoten / Doetechum 1596" is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "andrewt8002" and is located in Oxford.This item can be shipped worldwide.