Reize rondom de Waereld […]
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: fragment E. Kool ….
Sheet size: 13 x 22,5 cm. Image size: 8,5 x 15,5 cm.
From a Dutch ed. of Captain Cook’s voyages: ‘Reize rondom de Waereld door James Cook […].’, 4to ed. published by Honcoop, Allart and van Cleef in Leyden, Amsterdam and The Hague, from 1795.
Made by Reinier Vinkeles after Jacobus Buys. Reinier Vinkeles (Amsterdam; 1741-1816), was an 18th-century painter and engraver from the Northern Netherlands, who was the later teacher of several talented artists. He studied for some ten years with Jan Punt and joined the Amsterdam Stadstekenacademie. Jacobus Buys (19 November 1724 – 7 April 1801) was a Dutch painter and engraver.
Condition: Very good, given age. Irregularities at left from binding. Soiling at the paper edges. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: TITLE PAGE-VOL.2-COOK’S VOYAGES-TRAVEL