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Auction 146, Lot 746

"Nieuwe Pascaart voor een Gedeelte van de Zeekusten van Barbaria Beginnende van C: Rusato tot Alexandria als Mede t' Meeste Gedeelte van t' Eylandt Candia", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.8 inches
57.2 x 50.3 cm
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Interesting sea chart of portions of the Libyan and Egyptian coasts from Cap Rusato (Darnah) to Alexandria. It is embellished with rhumb lines throughout and is oriented with north and the Mediterranean at the bottom. Decorated with two compass roses, a sailing ship and a galley ship. A large title cartouche, surmounted by figures and the coat of arms of the Barbary Corsairs, dominates the upper-right quadrant.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #3444-17 (Volume 2).

Condition: B

Beautiful impression and coloring on fine hand laid paper. Large but light stains at lower right and left.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/4/2013