Auction 148, Lot 592

"Pas-Caart van de Weder Zytsche Zee-Kusten soo van Italia als Dalmatia en Griecken inde Golff van Venetien", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Northern Mediterranean, Italian & Dalmatian Coasts

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Black & White

23.2 x 20.4 inches
58.9 x 51.8 cm

This chart of the Adriatic Sea depicts the coastlines of Italy, Croatia, Albania and Greece. Place names, anchorages, and navigational hazards are all well depicted. The map includes a large inset of Corfu and smaller inset of the mouth of the Po River and Paxos & Andipaxos islands. The chart is embellished with five compass roses, rhumb lines, and a decorative title cartouche featuring putti.

References: Zacharakis #1182.

Condition: B

A nice impression with light toning, a small damp stain along centerfold towards bottom, a 0.5" inch centerfold separation at bottom, and a few small spots. Trimmed close to neatline at top. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400


Closed on 2/19/2014