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Pieter Goos:  Pascaerte van 't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, van Cabo de Bona Esperanca, tot C. Comorin

Maps of the Middle East


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Title: Pascaerte van 't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, van Cabo de Bona Esperanca, tot C. Comorin

Map Maker: Pieter Goos

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1660

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 17 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $4,400.00

Inventory ID: 22595


Description:

Decorative map of the Indian Ocean, orientated with the north to the left.

The highly decorative chart shows the East African coast, Arabia, Madagascar and the islands of the Indian Ocean with the Seychelles and the Maldives. The sea is ornated with two sailing ships, a compass rose, at the bottom a decorative title cartouche, surrounded by African natives, next to it a mileage scale with Dutch, Spanish and English distances in nautical miles. In this period the Dutch East India Company was leading in trading in Asia and exploring the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.


Condition Description: Some toning. Heightened in Gold


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