Auction 116, Lot 465

"A Chart of the Seacoasts of England Flanders & Holland", Anon.

Subject: English Channel

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16.8 inches
52.8 x 42.7 cm

This detailed sea chart covers the North Sea and the coasts of England, Belgium and The Netherlands with great detail of the shoals, navigational hazards, bays, harbors, lighthouses, roads, forts and castles. The map is based on John Sellers' map of the same title and this map be a later state with decorative cartouche removed and title shortened. The title in enclosed in a simple cartouche and the chart is centered on a large compass rose.

References:

Condition: B

Some soil and printer's ink residue. Professional repair of a minor extraneous crease and a couple of marginal tears.

Estimate: $550 - $650

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Closed on 9/20/2006

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