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Afbeelding van Algiers, en het Omleggende Land.
Afbeelding van Algiers, en het Omleggende Land. Wanneerde Moullie W.N.W. een half Myl van uw is na't Lveen Geteekend door Martinus Lambrechts, Captein ter Zee 1734.
[Amsterdam: Johannes van Keulen II, c.1734.]
Rare etching with engraving. 330 x 630mm (13 x 24¾"), very large margins. A little restoration to tears in margins.
A view of Algiers from the sea, with a 17-point key. It was drawn by Martinus Lambrechts, a sea-captain who regularly patrolled the area protecting Dutch merchants from the Barbary pirates, and who published 'Handboekje voor den Zeeleerling' (Handbook for the sea-farer) in 1731. The dedication is to Reynier Crabeth, a former Mayor of Gouda and commissioner of the admiralty of Amsterdam. The van Keulen family were the premier sea chart publishers in Amsterdam from the the 1680s to the beginning of the 19th century.
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