Auction 124, Lot 355

"Pascaert vande Caribes Eylanden", Goos, Pieter

Subject: Lesser Antilles

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Zee-Atlas Aquatique de Mer

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.3 x 17.3 inches
54.1 x 43.9 cm

A fine sea chart with north oriented to the right by a central compass rose. It depicts the islands of Puerto Rico to Trinidad & Tobago and the northern coast of South America, with all of the small islands in between. A pair of galleons and a decorative cartouche grace the map.

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Condition: A+

A superb example on a thick sheet with lovely old color.

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 5/7/2008

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