SAINT HELENA -- LINSCHOTEN, HUYGEN VAN -- "VERA EFFIGIES ET DELINEATIO INSULÆ SANCTÆ HELENÆ, (…)". (Amsterdam, 1596). Plain engr. birds-eye view of the island of Saint Helena by Johannes Baptista v. Doetecum. 310 x 484 mm (image size). (Margins short/trimmed to plate edge, hinged to mount under passepartout, several tears in lower margin (rep. on v°), folds slightly visible, lower margin a bit soiled).Two views of Saint Helena occur in Huygen van Linschoten's 'Itinerario'; they are the first published views of the island. The harbour of St. Helena in particular was a preferred provisioning place and meeting point for ships returning from the East. Ships in the foreground, 3 compass roses, a sphere and 1 intricate cartouche w. coat of arms of Franciscus Petrus Maelson. - Tiele, Mémoire, p. 88; Schilder, Mon. cart. VII, p. 216-7 & fig. 10.33.
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