Original Antique Maps and Prints. Rare Antique Map-ETHIOPIA-ORIGIN OF THE NILE-LAKE ZAIRE-ZASLAN-Van der Aa-1725. Description: This plate originates from the very scarse:'La Galerie Agreable du Monde... Van der Aa, Leyden, c.
This famous work was published in 66 parts and is the biggest print / map book ever published. Van der Aa incorporated plates by other publishers such as Blaeu, Visscher, de Wit, meurs, Halma, Mortier, Allard in this work and often added broad decorative borders. Probably the costliest and complete universal geographic work ever produced. It is said that only 100 copies were printed. Ref: Koeman Aa9; Phillips 2780 note.
This plate was originally published in'Naauwkeurge versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysenÃ¢â, ¬â¢, a series of accounts of voyages (1706-08). In this work Van der Aa published 130 translations of important 15th, 16th and 17th Century Travel Narratives to the America, Africa and Asia, which were issued in 28 volumes in the early part of the 18th Century.
Many of them are extremely scarse or unobtainable. The Galerie Agreable contains plates and maps by the best Dutch engravers: Luiken, Goeree, Mulder, Stoopendaal, Aldert Meijer, Romeyn de Hooghe, ao. Map:'Keyserlyk Gezandschap door de eerw.
Fernandez en Tecur Egzy uyt Aethiopien, aan den Konink van Gingiro gedaan. / Ambassade de l'Empereur, faite par le Rever Pere Antoine Fernadez, et Tecur Egzy d'Ethiopie au Roi de Gingiro. Paper edge uncut and thus irregular and with occasional minimal tears.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. The image size is ca.23.5 x 16 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca.
19.3 x 15 inch. 9.3 x 6.3 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark. ThePrintsCollector - LaurentiusOldMasterPrints Frans Laurentius Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) - The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints.
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