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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [St. John's Harbour NFL.]

GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. -  [St. John's Harbour NFL.]
[St. John's Harbour NFL.] - GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
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Title : [St. John's Harbour NFL.].
Map maker : GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY..
Date : Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633.
Size : 5.8 x 6.9 inches. / 14.7 x 17.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :St. John's Harbour, Newfoundland. In his Discourse and Discovery of Newfoundland, Richard Whitbourne recounts sighting a strange creature in St.John's harbour which he identifies as a mermaid.’.

In 1631 Johann Ludwig Gottfried, inherited the Theodor De Bry’s publishing firm, among the illustrated accounts of the expeditions of Magellan, Columbus, Vespucci, Cortes, Balboa, Raleigh, Drake, Smith, and many others.
Gottfried issued together with Matthaeus Merian a one-volume condensation "Newe Welt Vnd Americanische Historien/ Jnhaltende Warhafftige vnd volkommene Beschreibungen Aller West-Jndianischen Landschafften..." that used many of the original copper plates and supplemented them with new ones of more recent voyages. The book was published by Matthaeus Merian. The work was reprinted in 1655 / 1657.

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Condition : Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Lower right corner missing. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.


ID: 40357

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