De Bry: World map in two hemispheres
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"Americae Pars VIII. Continens Primo, Descriptionem Trium Intinerum Nobilissimi…"
Famous world map with two hemispheres after a design by Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612). Here with the travel route of the circumnavigation of Sir Francis Drake (1577-1580) and Thomas Cavendish (1555-1592). A portrait of Sir Drake and his galleon Golden Hind in the upper and lower middle part of the map.
Decorative copper engraving with original colours by Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) from „Americae pars VIII. Continens primo…". Title in Latin, world map with the travel routes of Sir F. Drake, Frankfurt 1599.
Sheet size: 32cm x 23 cm; Map size: 11,8 cm x 22,5 cm
Beautiful print and colours, partly gilded, some small wormholes, altogether in very good condition.
Ref.: Shirley: Mapping of the World, S. 237, entry 220, plate 176