Valk, Gerard et Schenk, Pieter: [Terra Australis Incognita]

1200 

Description

Gerard Valk (1652-1726) & Pieter Schenk (1693-1775)

Untitled map of the South Pole and the Antarctic region

Old map of the South Polar region without title or cartouche. Partly hand-coloured copperplate engraving.
Most of the Antarctica is unknown, only few discovered areas on the map.
This map is published by Valk et Schenk and it is based on the previous work of Janssonius.

Year of printing ca. 1700
Place of printing Amsterdam
Technique kuparipiirros / kopparstick / copper engraving
Dimensions 43 x 49 cm
Condition 3
Condition explanations (5) Mint, (4) Very good, (3) Good, (2) Fair, (1) Poor
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