Very large scale seachart of the Atlanic Ocean from J. van Keulen. Showing the west coast of Africa down to South Africa and Brasil in the West. Exceptional for a nautical chart, a lot of inland details are shown in Africa and Brasil. With one large cartouche in Brasil.
Professional restored crease in left area, several small creases in margin repaired, to small green spots left to south Africa. Overall in very good decorative condition.
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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