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Author: ROTTERDAM ISLAND.- AUSTRALIA.- VIEWS Title: Pl. LI. 'Gezigt op het eiland Rotterdam'. View of the island Rotterdam.
Description: 1750. Obl. 4to. copperengraving. 35cm x 22 cm. About 1750. Rotterdam Eiland, now called Nomuka, is one of the Tonga-islands. Its first name was given by the Dutchman Abel Tasman, the great Dutch explorer who was the first European to visit the Tonga islands. A vast lake with fresh water made the island very popular with all seafarers. Rotterdam Eiland is now called Nomuka, one of the Tonga islands in the Polynesian Archipelago.
Keywords: Polynesia Australiana polynesia copperengravings prints
Price: EUR 140.00 = appr. US$ 152.16 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6842