Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona...

Pieter Goos (*1615 - 1675)
Sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by Pieter Goos. Published in Amsterdam in 1666.

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Description

Beautiful sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by P. Goos from the famous sea atlas "De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Weereld". Showing the coatlines of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast via Namibia down to Cape Town.

Details

CartographerPieter Goos
TitlePas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca
Publisher, YearAmsterdam, 1666
Plate Size54.5 x 44.2 cm (21.5 x 17.4 inches)
Sheet Size56.0 x 45.5 cm (22.0 x 17.9 inches)
ReferenceBurden 389; Koeman IV, 23

Condition

Some small tears in margin backed. Very good condition.

Cartographer

Pieter Goos, the son of Abraham Goos, was born 1615. He continued his father's successful business and became a famous engraver of sea charts. 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. (Shirley). He died in 1675.

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Pieter Goos: Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca.
Sea chart of the southwest coast of Africa by Pieter Goos. Published in Amsterdam in 1666.

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