Thresoor der zeevaert, Leyden, 1592

 Thresoor der zeevaert, Leyden, 1592

 Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer, Kartograph Niederlande; R A Skelton, Kartenhistoriker

Amsterdam : Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1965


Near fine. Hardcover and dust jacket. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. xv, lxi, 204 pages illustrations, maps (22 folded) 27 x 31 cm. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, ser. 2, vol. 3. Facsimile of the Amsterdam University Library copy of the 1592 edition. "A basic hydrographical work for the seaman, completely different from Waghenaer's 'Spieghel der Zeevaerdt.' It is from the 'Thresoor' that Blaeu's and Janssonius' 'Light of Navigation' were mainly derived." - jacket front flap.  Subjects:     Nautical charts -- Europe -- Early works to 1800.  Pilot guides -- Europe.

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