Auction 147, Lot 422

"Nieuwe Pas-Kaert vande Oost Kust van Yrland, Beginnende van de Hoeck van Waterfoort tot aen de Mayds, als mede de West Kust van Engeland van S. David tot Moul van Galoway…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Ireland & England

Period: 1681 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.4 inches
57.4 x 49.3 cm

Large sea chart covering St. George's Channel with the coasts of Ireland and England. Nice detail of the coastlines and islands including anchorages and soundings. Rhumb lines, sailing ships, and compass roses adorn the map and the title cartouche features a boy and two dogs.

References:

Condition: B+

A slightly uneven impression, especially around the cartouche, on watermarked paper with excess printer's ink along the centerfold.

Estimate: $550 - $750

Sold for: $375

Closed on 11/20/2013

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