Waghenaer, Lucas Jansz

1586

Rare Dutch Sea Chart of The East Coast of England; Newcastle

Carte der Noordt Custe van Engelandt, beginnende van Robinhodes Bay tot Cocket Eylandt . . .

DESCRIPTION: Rare. Beautiful antique chart of the English North East Coast with the Tyne and Tees Rivers. This fine orginal Dutch chart was printed in 1586, two years before the "Invincible Armada" of Spain was defeated in Spain's attempt to conquer England. The chart is profusely decorated with sailing ships and sea monsters and beautifully engraved by Deutecum.

Includes the Tyne River with Tynemouth and Newcastle; the Tees River with Stockton; Hartlepool, and Sunderland.

With two coastal profiles. From the 1586 Latin edition of Wagenhaers Sphieghel der Zeevaerdt: "Speculum Nauticum".

CREATOR: Waghenaer, Lucas Jansz

PUBLICATION DATE: 1586

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Very good.  On strong antique laid paper. Clean. Good margins. Very strong impression.

COLORING: Attractive hand-coloring.

ENGRAVER: van Deutecum

SIZE: 20 " x 13 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 88

PRICE: $2400


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