80/5575 Europa Universê Europê maritimê eiusque navigationis descriptio Generale Paschaerte van Europa Soe verre die Zeecusten ende Navigatien streckende zijn
80/5575 [Europa]. "Universê Europê maritimê eiusque navigationis descriptio. Generale Paschaerte van Europa. Soe verre die Zeecusten ende Navigatien streckende zijn (...)". Contemp. handcol. chart by L.Jz. WAGHENAER with compass roses, ships, seamonsters and coats of arms, 1583, ±56x39 cm., from Spiegel der Zeevaerdt (Leyden, 1584), framed.

- Narrow/ thread margins (left margin cut to the borderline) (due to the fact that the map was significally larger than the other maps in the atlas); left upper and lower corner sl. rubbed; lower left corner w. sm. tear; sl. splitting at outer ends of professionally flattened horizontal middle fold. Not examined outside frame.

= Fine copy in very fine contemporary handcolouring of the first state of this rare chart, dated 1583 and with Iceland circular shaped. It is the first sea chart of this region, showing the main part of western Europa, the British isles, Scandinavia, Iceland, the western Mediterranean, northern Africa and the western Atlantic. Bibl. Belgica W47.1; Koeman IV, p.472 [1A]; Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer van Enckhuysen (1984), p.27 and 30. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVIII.

€ (4.000-6.000) 6500