Auction 100, Lot 305

"Paskaarte om Achter Yrlant om te Zeylen, van Hitlant tot aen Heiyssant", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 17.2 inches
53.8 x 43.7 cm

Sea chart covering all of Ireland and the west coasts of England, Wales and Scotland, with a bit of northwestern France. The handsome chart is oriented with north to the right and is decorated with two large and two small compass roses, sailing ships, three coats of arms, title cartouche and a distance scale featuring a seaman using a navigational compass.

References:

Condition: B

Fine original color. Toned with a few tiny spots. Backed with 18th or 19th century paper for additional strength, as is common for sea charts.

Estimate: $900 - $1,100

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/12/2002

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