PULO CONDORE-CON SON ISLAND-VIETNAM-PHILIPPINES [After DAMPIER, 1771]

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Plaat VIII. Vertooning van de kust vant Eyland Luconia digt by Manila (…) – This original antique map shows two views of the coast of Luconia Island near Manila & Map of Pulo Condore Island 8 miles off the coast. Pulo Condore is the Malay name for Con Son Island, just off the coast of Vietnam. Luconia possibly refers to the Lubang Islands off the coast of the Philippines.

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Plaat VIII. Vertooning van de kust vant Eyland Luconia digt by Manila (…)

Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 15,2 x 20,2 cm. Image size: 13,8 x 16,2 cm.

From William Sewel’s Dutch translation of William Dampier’s travel logue: ‘Nieuwe Reistogt rondom de Wereld …’ (A New Voyage Round the World), published in Nijmegen by Isaac van Campen, 1771.

Made by Caspar Luyken after an anonymous artist. Engraver: Caspar Luyken / Luiken (based on monogram C.L. in some of the plates in the originating work). (1672-1708) was a Dutch engraver and draughtsman. He was the son and worked with Jan Luyken (1649-1712). He also worked for Christoph Weigel and Romeyn de Hooghe.

Condition: Very good, given age. Minimal paper loss left edge, not affecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: PULO CONDORE-CON SON ISLAND-VIETNAM-PHILIPPINES

PCO-C11-15

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Dimensions 15 × 15 × 1 cm

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