Auction 97, Lot 291

"Pascaart van Europa, als mede een gedeelt vande Cust van Africa", Goos, Pieter

Subject: Europe

Period: 1666 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21 x 17 inches
53.3 x 43.2 cm

Very scarce and extremely handsome sea chart of Europe and the eastern Atlantic. It includes the Africa coast to Cape Verde and nearly all of Greenland. The unusual orientation has north to the right of the chart. It is richly embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, coats of arms, sailing ships, distance scale, and a fine title cartouche.


Condition: A

Superb restoration of small tears on centerfold and backed with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 12/5/2001