Goos, Pieter

Cuft van Hispagnien vande Rivier Sivilien

Cuft van Hispagnien vande Rivier Sivilien tot aen Malaga ende de cuft van Barbarien van Out Mamora tot Penon de Velez.

DESCRIPTION: Attractive and desirable small-scale antique nautical chart covers the Atlantic approaches to the Strait of Gibraltar with Cadiz, Spain, Algeciras ("Out Gibralter"), Sanlucar de Barrameda , Xeres, Rota, Cape Trafalgar, and the Guadalquivir River to just past the small stream of Brazo de la Torre. Inside the strait and in the Mediterranean are Tangier, Ceuta, Tetuan, and Penon de Velez on the north coast of Africa. On the south coast of Spain Gibraltar, Algeciras, Tarifa, Marbella, and Malaga are featured.

A fine antique chart of the historically important area surrounding the Strait of Gibraltar and Cadiz, Spain. With an elaborate strapwork cartouche, two compass roses, and depictions of a galley and a square-rigged sailing vessel, the two predominant sea-going vessels of that era. Produced by Dutch cartographer Pieter Goos in Amsterdam in 1664. North oriented to the right. Plate number 3.

CREATOR: Goos, Pieter



BODY OF WATER: Strait of Gibraltar

CONDITION: Good  Strong dark impression on good chain-laid paper. Clean and no significant age toning. No holes, tears, or foxing. Good margins.

COLORING: Striking, modern outline hand-color with sea in blue wash. Nice!


SIZE: 21 " x 16 "


PRICE: $1450


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