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Auction 94, Lot 394

"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: Egypt

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.7 inches
57.2 x 50 cm
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Interesting sea chart of the coast of Africa from Alexandria to "Cap Rusaro". The chart is orient with north at bottom with rhumb lines, two compass roses, and two ships sailing in the sea. A large title cartouche, surmounted by figures, dominates the upper right quadrant.


Condition: C

Trimmed to neatlines all around with paper laid in at top and bottom to provide margins. Centerfold repairs filling is a small hole.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/7/2001