Item #22622 Het Eyland Amsterdam. Het Eyland St. Paulo. Swartte Swanne drift op het Eyland Rottenest. Johannes van Keulen, Francois Valentijn.

Het Eyland Amsterdam. Het Eyland St. Paulo. Swartte Swanne drift op het Eyland Rottenest.

(1726). The first published view of the Swan River, now Perth Western Australia. Three copper engraved views with later hand color, the bottom view showing black swans near Rottenest Island. The top view is titled, Het Eyland Amsterdam. The second view, Het Eyland St. Paulo. The third, Swartte Swanne drift op het Eyland Rottenest. After Van Keulen's well-known view "Swartte Swaane drift op het Eyland Rottenest". From Francois Valentijn, 'Oud En Nieuw Oost-Indien (The Old and New East Indies)'.

All three views showing masted ships. Printed on laid paper, 7 x 11.5", on paper 7.5 x 12 3/8". Very good condition, bright modern color, strong impression. Trove 5598203. Item #22622

Price: $1,200.00

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