Everhardus Guernerus Happelius,Anno MDCLXXXVI. Ętatuis Anorum Fere. XXXIX.
Engraving, with large margins, rare. 180 x 140mm (7 x 5½").
Portrait, aged 39, of Eberhard Werner Happel (1647-90), a German author of both novels and science, who produced a number of interesting maps including a world map showing the ocean's currents. His 'Thesaurus Exoticorum' contained a series of representations of the aborigines of America.
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