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Auction 104, Lot 322

"Nieuwe Paskaart, van de Geheele, Oosterize en Noortze Schip-Vaart…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: North Atlantic & Arctic Oceans

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.1 x 20.2 inches
58.7 x 51.3 cm
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Magnificent, scarce sea chart covering the east coast of Greenland, Iceland, Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Northern Scotland, Scandinavia and the Baltic. The coastlines are well delineated in all regions except Greenland. The chart is beautifully adorned with a two cartouches, coat of arms, compass roses, sailing ships, a whaling scene, and polar bears.


Condition: A

Fine original color, slightly oxidized and good margins. Slight uneven toning, still very good.

Estimate: $2,200 - $2,500

Sold for: $1,800

Closed on 9/10/2003