Price: € 44,50

Subject: Map : 'Plan du port d'Acapulco sur la Côte du Mexique dans la Mer du Sud.' (Plan of the Port of Acapulco on the Pacific coast of Mexico). With title cartouche, scale and legend.
Condition: Fine. General age related toning. Damp stained in lower part. Small tears in right and bottom margin.
Medium: Copperplate engraving on a verge type of paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 21 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 8.3 inch.
Part Number: 24564
Location: A6-06
Description: This original antique print is taken from 'Histoire des Voyages..', by Prevost ca. 1750. Engraving by Jan van Schley.

Artists and Engravers: Jan van Schley, Dutch engraver. Johan Nieuhoff (1618 - 1672) was a Dutch traveler who wrote about his journeys to Brazil, China and India. The most famous of these was a trip of 2,400 km from Canton to Peking in 1655-1657, which enabled him to become an authoritative Western writer on China.