Antique Print-MAP-ATLANTIC-INDIAN-OCEAN-TRADE WINDS-Schley-Bellin-Roman-1767

Price: € 262,50

Subject: Original antique print: Representation du cours ordinaire des vents de traverse qui regnent le long des cotes dans la mer atlantique & celle des indes. (Representation of the ordinary trade winds along the coast of the Atlantic and Indian ocean)
Condition: Very good, given age. Two folds, as issued. Dampstain in the top right corner margin (not affecting image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original etching/engraving on a verge type handlaid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 36.5 x 23 cm. The image size is ca. 30.5 x 19 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.4 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 12 x 7.5 inch.
Part Number: 42570
Location: C271-01
Description: This original engraving originates from 'Historische Beschryving der Reizen, of Nieuwe of Volkome Verzameling van de allerwaardigste en zeldzaamste zee- en land-togten [�]', volume 21. This is a continuation of Abbe Prevost's work 'Histoire Generale des Voyages', published in Amsterdam by Roman, De Groot, Loveringh, et al (1767).

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715-1779). Van der Schley was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver, who studied under Bernard Picart, and whose style he subsequently copied.