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[A pair of 17th century sea-charts of the Indian Ocean with Australia]

image of Pascaerte Van't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, Van Capo de Bona Esperanca tot C. Comerin. [&] Paskaerte zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt gelegen van C. Comorin tot aen Japan.

image of Pascaerte Van't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, Van Capo de Bona Esperanca tot C. Comerin. [&] Paskaerte zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt gelegen van C. Comorin tot aen Japan.

image of Pascaerte Van't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, Van Capo de Bona Esperanca tot C. Comerin. [&] Paskaerte zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt gelegen van C. Comorin tot aen Japan.


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GOOS, Pieter.
Pascaerte Van't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, Van Capo de Bona Esperanca tot C. Comerin. [&] Paskaerte zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt gelegen van C. Comorin tot aen Japan. Amsterdam, c.1680. Old colour. Each c. 445 x 545mm. A few signs of age. West sheet with small repaired tear in lower centrefold, entering the printed surface by 2cm; small area of verdigris weakness reinforced with archivist's tape, hardly noticeable from the front..
A pair of decorative sea charts showing from from the Cape of Good Hope to northern and western Australia, orientated with north to the left, including Sri Lanka, Japan and the Philippines and the western coasts of New Guinea and Australia. The Dutch discoveries in northern Australia are marked, including those of Abel Tasman's second voyage of 1644, although Tasmania, discovered by him in 1642, is omitted. These are unrecorded states, with plate numbers in the corners.
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