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LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. Engraved by Joannes a Doetechum.

Agricola Indus Canaryn dictus.

58 & 59.

Published: Itinerarium, Cloppenburgh. 1638, French edition.

Stock code: 54419

Price: £195

Sale Price: £78

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Attractive print of four people and two children in India. Text in Latin and Dutch along lower edge. Linschoten lived and wrote at a time when exploration was rapidly opening up the world. His travel writings, in three parts, the famous ‘Itinerarium’, included ‘Description de l’Amerique’, ‘Le Grande Route de Mer’ and ‘Histoire de la Navigation’, and were published individually and together in many editions from 1595 onwards.

Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition. Size: 32 x 25 cm. (12 x 10 inches).

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