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Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Title: Nefaria Obtruncatio Quorundam in Navi Hollandia.
Published in: Frankfurt, 1609
Size: 5.3 x 6.8 inches.
13.5 x 17.3 cm.

Condition: Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 300 x 200mm.
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A finely engraved scene of a Javanese murderous attack on a Dutch ship. The text underneath explains : "after trading with the people of Bantam, we sailed on to another place where the four towns of Tubaou, Cydayo, Brandaon and Surubaja, lie close to one another.
The king asked if he could come aboard to admire one of our ships, so our captain and his officers prepared for his arrival. However, when three small Javanese boats, called Paraos, arrived and their men climbed aboard, they suddenly began stabbing everyone with their daggers. They managed to murder the captain, the ship’s mate and ten others before we realised what was happening and were able to repel the men with swords, sabres and spears, and eventually winning the battle".

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of fifty-four parts when it was completed in 1630. The publication is in two series, denoted the Grands Voyages and the Petit Voyages. A German edition of the Petit Voyages was published in 1599 in Frankfurt am Main. A second German edition came out in 1616. Latin editions were published in 1609 and 1629

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DE BRY, Th. - Nefaria Obtruncatio Quorundam in Navi Hollandia.

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