Antique print, titled: 'Paskaart van de Kust van Noorwegen Beginnende van de Wtweer Klippen tot aan Swartenos …' - Sea chart of the Norwegian west coast. The map covers the area from the Sognefjord north to Swartenes. With a large decorative cartouche with lumber theme (top right), and a mythological figure fighting a sea monster around the scale bars (lower right). Description: From "De Nieuwe Groote Ligtende Zee-Fakkel, 't Eerste Deel" edited by Claas Jansz. Voogt and Gerard van Keulen, originally published 1687-1706, but reprinted a few times until the end of the 18th century. We are not sure from which exact edition this map is.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Johannes van Keulen'. Johannes van Keulen (1654-1711). The Dutch produced a remarkable number of enterprising and prolific map and chart makers but not even the Blaeu and Jansson establishments could rival the vigour of the van Keulen family whose business was founded in 1680 and continued under their name until 1823. The firm was founded by Johannes van Keulen who was registered as a bookseller in Amsterdam in 1678. Engraving, with contemporary handcolouring on hand laid paper. Anonymous. Fair, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Top and lower margins cropped to the image edge. A tear in the top edge of the middle fold. Lower middle fold and top right margin corner browned. Two small dampstains in the lower left of the image. Paper edges with some paper loss and remargining, particularly at the bottom. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 59.7 x 51.9 cm. The image size is ca. 56 x 44.4 cm. The overall size is ca. 23.5 x 20.4 inch. The image size is ca. 22 x 17.5 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-327. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Antique Print-SEA ...
Publication Date: 1700
Book Condition: Fair
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