Instructie van de Eygenschap der Winden, en de Courssen, te Houden in het Vaarwater Tusschen Nederland en Java. Geapprobeerd in het Jaar 1783. - BYL, N.
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Title : Instructie van de Eygenschap der Winden, en de Courssen, te Houden in het Vaarwater Tusschen Nederland en Java. Geapprobeerd in het Jaar 1783..
Map maker : BYL, N..
Date : Amsterdam, 1794.
Size : 12.1 x 7.7 inches. / 30.7 x 19.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.
Description :The title page with a very decorative scene representing a vessel with a flag with the VOC sign, surrounded by two mythological figures and some decorative woodblock prints of text initials.
Contains sailing instructions for Java leaving in May or in the fall, on the nature of winds along the sea route between Java and Holland, a memorandum on the monsoons prevailing in the southern seas.
With the printer's mark of Adriaan Wor (Landwehr, VOC A bibliography of publications, Printer's marks, 11)
Landwehr, VOC A bibliography of Publications  P. 596.
Condition : V.O.C. pamphlet, 52 pages. Upper right corner missing, but the title is readable. First 7 leaves with 2 wormholes. Last 20 leaves with 1 wormhole. Good condition.
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