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A Striking Chart of Iceland and the North Atlantic
North Atlantic/ Iceland/ Ireland..
KEULEN, J. VAN/ VOOGHT [Amsterdam, 1684]
Wassende Graade Laart van de Noord Oceaan van Terra Nova en de Straat Davids en Hudsons tot Hidland en de Westkust van Schotland en Engeland en Bretagne begrypende ook Yrland en Ysland ….
20 ½ x 23 ½ inches.
Fine hand color; thick double-ply paper as issued, margins trimmed with slight loss. Very good.
An attractive nautical chart of the North Atlantic, bounded by the Newfoundland, Greenland, Iceland, the British Isles and Brittany. The chart is beautifully engraved, with compass roses, rhumb lines, and ships. The northern coast of Iceland and the waters of Brittany and the English Channel include many depth soundings. The cartouche shows merchants and natives of various sorts in trade negotiations upon crates (cleverly doubling as text boxes).