Auction 108, Lot 607

"Nieuwe Pascaart voor een Gedeelte van de Zeekusten van Barbaria Beginnende van C: Rusato tot Alexandria als Mede t' Meeste Gedeelte van t' Eylandt Candia", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fackel…

Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.7 inches
57.2 x 50 cm

Interesting sea chart of the coast of Africa from Alexandria to Cap Rusato. The chart is oriented with north at bottom with rhumb lines, two compass roses, and two ships sailing in the sea. A large title cartouche, surmounted by figures, dominates the upper right quadrant.

References: Phillips (A) #3444-17.

Condition: A

Overall very good with a bit of faint offsetting.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 9/29/2004