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Number: 1775
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Mozambique, Mocambique,
Year of Origin: 1665 (estimated)
Title: Insulae et arcis Mocambique deschriptio ad fines Melinde sitae ebano puriss auro et ambare odorate asshientis hine magnus seruorum numerus in Indiam abducitur A Linschoten invent.
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Frankfurt
Height: 20.7
Width: 26.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: H Huygen van Linschoten
Publisher: Theodor De Bry
Other Contributors: Matthaeus/Matthaus Merian
Northernmost Latitude: 15.2
Southernmost Latitude: 14.9
Westernmost Longitude: 40.6
Easternmost Longitude: 40.7
Measurement Notes: derived from modern Greenwich
Notes: Kapp; ths is from 'Historia Antipodum' and also published by De Bry in 'Petit Voyages' ; the original was published by Linschoten c1598; Island of Mosambique. "Insulae et arcis Mocambique deschriptio ad fines Melinde sitae . Egentliche suhrbildung der Insel Sampt dem Schloss Mosambique So da liget am gestaden Melinde mit dern gelegenheit". Orig. copper-engraving by J. T. de Bry based on J. H. van Linschoten's travels to the Far East. Published by M. Becker in Frankfurt a. Main, 1613. With ornamental title-cartouchel A map of the Island of Mozambique on the east cost of Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Oriented to the West. - From de Bry's Orientalische Indien (Kleine Reisen - German ed. of his Petit Voyages). - Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) was an engraver and publisher.
Last updated: Aug 29, 2020