Auction 110, Lot 318

"Paskaert waer in vertoont, wert de Spaense Zee…", Robijn (Robyn), Jacobus

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Zee-Atlas Aquatique del Mar

Color: Hand Color

23 x 20.2 inches
58.4 x 51.3 cm

This is a scarce sea chart of the North Atlantic including the coastlines from Ireland to the Ivory Coast at the top, and from Newfoundland and New England, through the West Indies and Brazil at the bottom. The handsome chart is centered on a compass rose with north oriented at left and decorated with a title cartouche featuring cannibals.

References: Phillips (A) #493-23.

Condition: B

Lightly toned with faint damp stains in upper corners. Tissue repairs of short fold separations.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200

Sold for: $800

Closed on 3/2/2005