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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Title: [The Dutch covalesce on the Isle Santa Clara.]
Published in: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633
   
Size: 5.0 x 6.5 inches.
12.7 x 16.5 cm.
Colouring:

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

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Many of the Dutch were in poor health after their Atlantic crossing and when they found an island to the north of Rio de Janeiro, called Santa Clara, (I. do Francez) they remained there for two weeks convalescing. During this time they ate fish and fresh fruit but two of them died and they had to permanently keep guard against attack from local Indians. Before continuing their journey south, they set fire to one of their ships that had been too badly damaged to repair.

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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Reference: www.history-engraved.org/ Brazil 464



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