Paskaerte van't Oostelyckste der Middelandsche Zee

Pieter Goos (*1615 - 1675)
Old coloured sea chart of the eastern Mediterranean. Printed in Amsterdam by Pieter Goos in 1666.

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Description

Rare, highly decorative sea chart of the Eastern Mediterranean. With Sicily, Malta, Crete and Cyprus. From the sea atlas De Zee-Atlas, Ofte Water-Weereld, Waer in vertoont werden alle de Zee-Kusten Van het bekende des Aerd-Bodems, published by Pieter Goos in Amsterdam. With old hand colouring

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. (R. Shirley)

Details

CartographerPieter Goos
TitlePaskaerte van't Oostelyckste der Middelandsche Zee
Publisher, YearPieter Goos, Amsterdam, 1666
Plate Size40.0 x 51.8 cm (15.7 x 20.4 inches)
Sheet Size45.5 x 56.3 cm (17.9 x 22.2 inches)
ReferencePhillips, P.L. (Atlases) 5690-19; Zacharakis/Scutari 1566/1049.

Condition

Some overall browning, some soiling and spotting mainly in margins. Good conditions.

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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Old coloured sea chart of the eastern Mediterranean. Printed in Amsterdam by Pieter Goos in 1666.

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