Auction 110, Lot 317

"Nieuwe Paskaert van de Gheheele Westersche Scheep-Vaert op Nieusuyt Ondervindinghe van Schrandre Stierheden Naaukeurigh Geteeckent en samengebracht", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1654 (circa)

Publication: De Groote Zee-Atlas of Water-Werelt…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 20 inches
56.4 x 50.8 cm

Splendid sea chart of the eastern Atlantic with the coastlines from Britain through Cape Verde. The map is highly decorative with a large cartouche showing European and African traders, a garland imprint cartouche, a putti holding a coat of arms, Neptune adorning the scale cartouche, two sailing ships, two compass roses, a sea monster and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

Pleasant ivory toned paper with lovely later color. Professional repairs on centerfold.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $2,750

Closed on 3/2/2005

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