Antique Map-PACIFIC-OCEAN-PERU-NEW GUINEA-Commelin-Renneville-1702
Subject: Antique map, untitled. A map of the Pacific ocean, with the coast of Peru in the right edge and the outline of New Guinea in the left edge. In between are various newly discovered islands, such as Cocos Island and Verraders Eylant (Traitor's Island). This map illustrates the voyage of Jacob le Maire and Willem Cornelisz. Schouten, who found a new passage south of Argentina. An inset map shows a detail of the Le Maire Strait, another shows the coast of New Guinea.
Condition: Good, given age. Two original folds, as issued. A few small wormholes in the lower margin (repeated because of the folds). Small holes from binding in the right margin. A few faint scattered stains in the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 40.1 x 17.6 cm. The image size is ca. 36.2 x 13.2 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.8 x 6.9 inch. The image size is ca. 14.3 x 5.2 inch.
Part Number: 56816