Auction 134, Lot 462

"Paskaert van Cales tot Cadix als mede een gedeelte van Engelandt…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Western Europe - Atlantic coast

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Black & White

24 x 20.5 inches
61 x 52.1 cm

Handsome and rare sea chart covering the Atlantic coastline from the English Channel through the Strait of Gibraltar and Cabo de Gata. The map is oriented with north to the left by two compass roses and provides navigational information including safe anchorages, rocks, shoals, and soundings. It is adorned with two figurative cartouches.


Condition: B+

Mild toning and narrow to nonexistent margins, as is typical of many sea charts. There is a short fold separation in the bottom border and a couple worm holes in the map.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/1/2010