Nr. 987: Iter S. Francisci Xaverii..

Travels of St. Francis Xavier

"Iter S. Francisci Xaverii ex Europa in India(m), & Iaponiam". Engraved oval world map with pictures of ships in the corners marking the travels of St. Francis Xavier, the Catolic missionary. From: Heinrich Scherer's "Atlas Novus", Part IV, Munich c. 1700. (PM) 23,8 x 36,4 cm.

Shirley 632. "Fol. G" appears at the top of the map. California is still depicted as an island. Marked is Francis Xavier's travel to India and Japan, but also his further voyages to the Carribeans and to Brasil are shown. - Fine and even impression of the plate with margins at all sides.
€ 900

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