Auction 108, Lot 279

"Pascaarte vande Zee custen van Guinea, en Brasilia…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: South Atlantic

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.2 x 20.2 inches
58.9 x 51.3 cm

Very attractive navigational chart that shows the South American coast from Guyana to Rio de la Plata and Africa's west coast from Cape Verde to the Cape of Good Hope. Filled with rhumb lines, ships, a compass rose, and a large cartouche with many sea creatures and Neptune.

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Condition: A+

Clean and bright with very wide margins, which is unusual for sea charts.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/29/2004

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