Sea chart of the west coast of Ireland by Johannes van Keulen. Shows the coastline from the Aran Islands to the Great Blasket Islands. Beautified with two decorative cartouches, sailing ships and rhumb lines with two compass rose. Oriented to the east.
Johannes van Keulen, born in 1654, was a bookseller in Amsterdam and funded a publishing company in 1678. The family owned company was successful until middle of 19th century, also the sons and grandsons of Johannes had large contribution. The two major atlases have been the Zee Atlas first published 1680 and the Zee-Fakkel first printed 1681 with editions up to 1803. He died in 1711.
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Johannes van Keulen: Paskaart van de West Cust van Yrlandt beginnnende van Klady tot aen de Blasques ....
Coloured sea chart of the west coast of Ireland. Printed in Amsterdam by Hendrick Doncker in 1681.
Ireland - van Keulen, Johannes - Paskaart van de West Cust van Yrlandt...