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Schouten (Wouter)


Published: Andries van Damme, Amsterdam, 1708

Edition: Second edition

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in welke, de voornaamste Landen, Koningryken, Steden, Eylanden, Bergen, en Rivieren, met hare Eigenschappen, beneffens, de Wetten, Godsdienst, Zeden en Dragten der Inwoonders, en wat verder zoo van Dierden, Vrugten, en Planten aamerkelyks en die Gewesten in; naauwkeurig word beschreven.

Hier is Nog by Gevoegt des Autheurs gevaarlyke te rug-Reys, in welke naauwkeuriger dan elders, beschreven werd, de harde bejegening onzer Oost Indize Retour-Scheepen, in de haven van Bergen in Noorwegen door de Engelze in 't jaar 1665.

Verzierd met een aanzienelyk getal voorname, en door den Schryver, naar \'t leeven geteekende, afbeeldingen; zoo van Steden, Bergen en Kasteelen, als andere beschouwens waardige Vreemdigheden dier Landstreeken.

Second edition. 3 volumes in 1, (viii), 101, 102 - 238, 253, (27) pages, engraved title page, engraved portrait of the author, title page printed in red and black, 19 double-page plates - some folding, 24 plates, 4 half page illustrations including a view of Table Bay, contemporary full calf rubbed and upper joint split but still holding firmly on the ties, 2 of the folding plates are soiled at the margins and the plate of Batavia (page 168 in the third book) has been simply repaired at the centre fold, some light browning of the text but overall a well preserved copy.

The account of extensive travel in the East Indies. Schouten called at the Cape on both his outward and homeward voyages, and both visits are described in this volume.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: Small 4to (230 x 175 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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