Antique Print-MAP-TRADE WINDS-SOUTH SEA-PACIFIC-Schley-Bellin-Roman-1767

Price: € 262,50

Subject: Original antique print: Representation du cours ordinaire des vents de traverse qui regnent sur les cotes dans la grande Mer du Sud. (Representation of the ordinary trade winds along the coast of the great South Sea / Pacific Ocean)
Condition: Excellent, given age. Faint 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 x 23 cm. The image size is ca. 30.5 x 19 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.2 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 12 x 7.5 inch.
Part Number: 42571
Location: (PCO) C271-02
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.