Auction 88, Lot 273

"Pas Kaert van 'tOostelycke deel der Middelandsche Zee", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Nieuw Groot Stuurmans Straets-Book

Color: Black & White

Size:
20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Finely engraved sea chart of the eastern Mediterranean covering Italy through Turkey. Place names only on the coastlines. Decorated with a large title cartouche, flanked by two seamen and a cherub, and a lovely compass rose and rhomb lines. A bit of faint discoloration and professional repair of fold at bottom, overall very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $550

Closed on 10/2/1999

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