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SEA CHARTS, North Sea; 'Pascaart vande Noort-Zee (..) - Edward Wells Cartografisch Antiquariaat
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SEA CHARTS - North Sea; "Pascaart vande Noort-Zee (..) - Johannes Janssonius 5906: North Sea; "Pascaart vande Noort-Zee (..), Johannes Janssonius, 1650

Technique: Copper engraving
Size in cm.: 43*55
Colouring: Old coloured
Condition: Very good. Wide margins. Flattened. Slightly soiled in some places. Verso: Latin text.
Price: 1.250,00

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Large and rare old coloured copper engraved chart of the North Sea showing good detail of the adjacent coastlines of England, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Belgium with numerous place names. The map provides excellent navigational information including soundings, the location of fishing banks, shoals and other navigational hazards. Two compass roses orient the map with north to the right. The map is further adorned with a strapwork cartouche containing the distance scale and surveyor figures flanking the title.

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