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Map of Berbice and Surinam, coloured by hand

OTTENS, Joachim and Reinier.
Nieuwe gemeten kaart van de colonie de Berbice.Amsterdam, Joachim and Reinier Ottens, [ca. 1764]. Engraved map of Berbice (image size: 49 x 96.5 cm), coloured by hand, with an inset map of Surinam (21 x 30 cm) at bottom left, the title in a cartouche at the bottom right with a scale below (ca. 1:100,000), an account of the Berbice slave uprising at the top left, a compass rose at the centre, and sailing instructions at the top right. Framed (69 x 115 cm).
€ 950
Second state of a map of the former Dutch colony Berbice in Guyana, with an inset map of Surinam. The map was first published in 1740 and here updated with an account of the Berbice slave uprising, that began on 23 February 1763 and continued into 1764.Not including the letterpress text "Lijst der plantagien gelegen op de rivieren De Berbice en Canje" as mentioned by Koeman. A very good copy.
Koeman, Bibliography of printed maps of Suriname 255.
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