Doncker, Hendrick

1664

Rare Dutch chart of lower South America and the Strait of Magellan

Paskaarte van 't Zuydelyckste Deel van America, van Cabo St. Antonio, tot Caep de Hoern, en de inde Zuyd-Zee, tot B. de Tongoy

DESCRIPTION: 

Nice! Very scarce old Dutch nautical chart of Patagonia, the southern portion of the South American continent by Doncker. Includes Patagonia, the Strait of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego. With Spanish place names in portolano style. Includes The Plate River with "Buenos Ayr" or Buenos Aires. Fine, striking graphics.

Hendrick Doncker (1626-1699) was an Amsterdam printer, bookseller, and cartographer residing in the Nieuwebrugsteeg. Johannes Loots, an important contemporary Dutch cartographer, was an apprentice to Doncker. In 1693, upon completion of his apprenticeship to Doncker, Loots was accepted into the Guild of Booksellers and bought a home near Doncker in Nieuwebrugsteeg.

CREATOR: 

Doncker, Hendrick

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1664

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

Argentina

BODY OF WATER: 

Strait of Magellan

CONDITION: 

Good.  On solid laid paper, slightly stiff . A few light wrinkles at centerfold. Margins short but adequate.

COLORING: 

Original hand color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 

21 " x 16 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

88

PRICE: 

$1300

Next shipping date: 10/2/2018.   

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