Auction 154, Lot 426

"Afteekening van het Margat, en Noord Voor Land, Digt by de Hoofden... [on sheet with] Afteekening van de Rivier Cly en Blakeny...", Keulen, Gerard van

Subject: North Sea, Kent, Norfolk

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication: De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel...

Color: Black & White

11.6 x 19.8 inches
29.5 x 50.3 cm

This sheet features two charts showing sections of English coastline on the North Sea. At top is a chart of the area around the town of Margate in Kent. The other chart shows the towns of Blakeney and Cley-next-the-Sea on the northern coast of Norfolk. Each chart includes place names and topographical detail inland and soundings, hazards, information on the tides, and the course of the currents, as signified by arrows. The compass roses orient north to the bottom.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.KEU-2k #30.1 & 30.2.

Condition: A

A watermarked sheet (E. V. Oorspronk) with light printer's ink residue, a single rust spot in the top chart, and a faint damp stain confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 9/16/2015