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Pieter Goos:  Pas-Kaarte Van de Zuyd-west-kust van Africa; van Cabo Negro tot Beoosten Cabo de Bona Esperanca . . .

Maps of South Africa


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Title: Pas-Kaarte Van de Zuyd-west-kust van Africa; van Cabo Negro tot Beoosten Cabo de Bona Esperanca . . .

Map Maker: Pieter Goos

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1660

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 12 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,800.00

Inventory ID: 22594


Description:

Detailed early sea chart of the South African coast extends from Cape Negro to The Cape of Good Hope, with an inset map of The Cape of Good Hope which shows Table Mount and a second inset map of Vlees Bay.

Norwich describes the chart as a fine, decisive copperplate engraved map with a great deal of detail of the coastline from the Cape of Good Hope in the south to Cape Negro in the North. An identical sea chart, attributed to Jodocus Hondius, appeared in a rare pamphlet in 1652 which described the European holdings in South Africa the year Van Riebeeck landed in Table Bay.


Condition Description: Some toning. Heightened in Gold


References: Norwich, Maps of Africa, #243


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