SOLD Caerte der Noordt custe va Engelandt
- Date: 1590.
- Condition: AAA.
- Colour: Old.
- Size: 33 x 51 cms.
Title: 'Caerte der Noordt custe va Engelandt'.
This rare chart shows approximately a 100 mile stretch of the East coast of England between the latitudes 55 23' and 54 26', from Alnmouth in the North to Robin Hood's Bay in the South. Verso: On the left sheet a short history of England fro William the Conqueror to Elisabeth 1. On the right sheet specific information for the navigator. Decoration: 2 decorative cartouches, ornate compass rose, 1 man-o-war, 2 merchant ships, 2 fishing trawlers, 3 sea monster. General: Because these antique charts were actively used few have survived. Examples in good condition are rare. Condition: Slight offsetting of the border where the chart had been folded. small tear to the upper centrefold well away from the plate mark. Wide margins
Ref: Koeman Wag 8a.