18 Rare chart of South Africa / Virtual Map Fair / 174


Description: 1666 Pas-Caart van Guinea en de Custen daer aen gelegen Van Cabo verde tot Cabo de Bona Esperanca.

By: Pieter Goos

Date: 1666 (published) Amsterdam

Dimensions: 17.2 x 20.9 inches (44 x 54 cm)

This is an authentic antique map of the western coast of Africa. The map was published by Pieter Goos in his atlas De Zee-Atlas, Ofte Water-Weereld… out of Amsterdam.

With an easterly orientation, this sea chart by Pieter Good provides exceptional detail of the western African coast, that includes over 100 place names, bays, islands, anchorages, and rivers. The map spans from Guinea to False Bay at the southern tip of the continent. The ocean is intertwined with a web of rhumb lines and includes two compass roses and lines representing the equator and tropic of Capricorn. The map also includes three scales of distance showing Dutch, Spanish, and English / French miles.

Ref: Burden #389

Condition: Map is in A condition with original coloring over heavy paper with full margins. Two separations at the top have been professionally repaired on the verso and do not enter the map image.
Technique: Price in US$ 850.- In case of difference between prices in US$ and Euro the US$ price prevails.
  • Number: 1740280 (18699)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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