1669 – P. Goos – Pascaerte Van Groen-Landt


Title:                   ” Pascaerte van Groen-Landt, Yslandt, Straet Davids en Ian Mayen eylandt; hoemen de selvige van Hitlandt en de Noortcusten van Schotlandt en Yrlandt beseylen mach.”​


Rare see chart of the North Atlantic including a part of Baffin Island (Canada), southern part of Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen and the British Isles.

The beautiful sea-chart of the North Atlantic is decorated in the upper center with a figurative title cartouche which is surrounded by native hunters as well as with compass roses, rhumb lines, sailing vessels and an allegoric ornate distance scale cartouche featuring Neptune and Merfolk in the lower left corner.

The third state, four small compass roses at north of Scotland were added.

Comes from Pieter Goos in the atlas “De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Wereld…“, published in Amsterdam, 1669.


Cartographer:     Pieter Goos (1616 – 1675)

Sheet size:            55,6 x 45,6 cm

Year:                       1669

Technique:           copper engraving


Good condition. Contemporary coloring. Heavy paper, old times reinforcements.

This is an original antique map published circa 1669 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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