Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard [Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard]. Jacob Aertsz Colomb. Ca1640: Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard.
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Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
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Colomb, Jacob Aertsz. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard. Additional title: Les Costes d'Angleter re de Fierleij jusques á Lezard. Ca 1640. Listed in the The New Fierie Sea-Colomne from 1633-1651. Copper engraved, early hand coloured chart. Chart size approx 525mm x 375mm. Orientation NNE top centre cartouche contains scale. Decorative title cartouche to upper right and additional title cartouche below scales. Chart covers land areas from Portland to the Lizard. Among the places indicated on the coast line are Bridport, Torbay, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Fowey and Truro. Decorative compass rose, rhumb lines and sea vessel on sea area, which also includes the Ideston [Eddystone] Rock and the Kasquettes [Casquets] . Side margins tight with small breaks just touching edge of engraved area. One tear in sea area, repaired. Very early handwritten note to top margin, commenting on the soundings of this area and that of Falmouth, suggesting this chart had been used as a working reference at some time. A very attractive chart, suitable for framing. Scarce early sea chart.
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- Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard [Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard]. Jacob Aertsz Colomb. Ca1640
- Jacob Aertsz Colomb
- Colomb, Jacob Aertsz.
- Copper engraved, early hand coloured chart.
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- Listed in the The New Fierie Sea-Colomne from 1633-1651.
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- Original Antique Sea Chart
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- 525mm x 375mm.
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