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Records: 1 to 4 of 4
 West Indies 

GOOS, Pieter. [17th century sea-chart of the West Indies]
Pascaerte Van Westindien De Vaste Kusten En de Eylanden. Amsterdam, c.1666. Original colour. 459 x 540mm. Two short tears repaired at left and right sides.
Decorative chart of the West Indies, with the Eastern Seaboard north to Delaware Bay. An inset shows the coastline of Cuba around Havana. BURDEN: 389.
[Ref: 11906]    £2,500.00 ($3,168 • €2,873 rates)


GOOS, Pieter. [17th century sea-chart of the south west coast of Africa]
Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca. Amsterdam, c.1666. Superb original colour with gold highlights. 450 x 550mm.
Decorative chart of West Africa from Cape Verde south to the Cape of Good Hope, orientated with north to the left. The quality of the hand colour is particularly fine. Published in the 'De Zee-Atlas, Ofte Water-Weereld'. SHIRLEY: World, p. 456, 'Pieter Goos' marine atlases were held to be among the finest printed at the time and were often added to the nine or twelve volumes of Blaeu's Atlas Maior'.
[Ref: 16540]    £850.00 ($1,077 • €977 rates)

 Northern Africa 

GOOS, Pieter. [17th Century Sea chart with the Azores, Canaries and Cape Verde Islands]
De Cust van Barbaria, Gualata, Arguyn, en Genheo, van Capo S. Vicente tot Capo Verde. Amsterdam, c.1680. Original colour. 430 x 525mm. A few signs of age.
Sea-chart of north-west Africa, orientated with north to the left, showing northern Africa from the Straits of Gibraltar to Cape Verde, marking the Azores, Madeira, the Canaries and Cape Verde Islands. A cartouche with rampant lion and leopard fills inland Africa.
[Ref: 17619]    £500.00 ($634 • €575 rates)


GOOS, Pieter. [A scarce 17th century sea chart of the Celtic Sea]
Paskaerte van't in comen Van't Canaal, hoemen dat sal aen doen, als men uyt de West comt. Amsterdam, c.1666. Coloured. 445 x 540mm.
A fine sea chart of the Celtic Sea, orientated with north to the left. The title cartouche features Nereus and his children, the Nereids, carrying cross staffs and an astrolabe, all important navigational tools. Marking the south coasts of Ireland and Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the north coast of Spain to Cape Finisterre, its purpose is to show the approaches to the English Channel, an important waterway for the Dutch East India Company. The route was notorious when determining latitude at sea was difficult: indeed it was when a British fleet crashed into the Scilly Isles in 1707 that the famous 'Longitude Prize' was launched. KOEMAN: Goos 1B.
[Ref: 19198]    £340.00 ($431 • €391 rates)

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