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Vera effigies et delineatio Insulae Ascenscio

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The wonderfully decorative Ascension Island sheet from Linschoten's Itinerario. The three rugged coastal profiles of the South Atlantic island (showing the southeast, northeast, and northwest coasts) are surrounded by numerous birds and flying fish, three elaborate strapwork cartouches, and at the top of the sheet, an approaching fleet.
Item Number: RS2525
Cartographer: Linschoten
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1596ff
Size: 13 3/8" x 9 1/4"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning and minor spotting; left and right margins trimmed close.
Price: SOLD