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Description: This large, beautifully hand coloured original antique map, a fine early Dutch sea chart of the Thames River and surrounding English coastline, was published by Pieter Goos in 1676 for the Goos De Zee-Atlas, Ofte Water-Weereld, Atlas.
This chart is oriented with north to the right includes in the upper right is a large inset of the Thames River and plan of London. Beautifully engraved with original coulouring embellished with rhumb lines, two compass roses and a galleon under sail. (Ref: Tooley; M&B; Koeman)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Yellow, green, red, rose madder, red General color appearance: - Authentic and fresh Paper size: - 22in x 18in (560mm x 455mm) Plate size: - 22in x 18in (560mm x 455mm) Margins: - Min ½in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - Top L&R margin corner ink spill not affecting image Plate area: - None Verso: - Light soiling