THE CHANNELL BETWEXT ENGLAND ET FRANCE, ANTIQUE CHART VAN KEULEN c1666. RARE
THE CHANNELL BETWEXT ENGLAND ET FRANCE, ANTIQUE CHART VAN KEULEN c1666. RARE

THE CHANNELL BETWEXT ENGLAND ET FRANCE, ANTIQUE CHART VAN KEULEN c1666. RARE

CHART OF THE CHANNELL BETWEXT ENGLAND ET FRANCE, VAN KEULEN c1666. Antique chart of the Channel: The Dover Straights. The New Sea Map of the First Part of the Channell betwext England et France. Engraved map with original hand colouring; an elaborate strapwork cartouche with the map title in Dutch, French, English, Spanish & Italian; a compass rose and numerous rhumb lines. It is unusually oriented to the West. The map in fact covers the Channel from the Pas de Calais almost as far as Bayeux in Western Normandy and on the English side from Dover almost as far as Selsey Bill. On the English coast towns shown from Dover Westward include Hythe, Rye, Hastings, Brighton, Shoreham and Middleton and many more. On the French side the towns marked include Calais, Montreuil, St Valery, Dieppe, Le Havre, the Seine (as far as Rouen), Caen and Port-en-Bessin. This particular chart of the eastern Channel appears to be very uncommon and currently Internet searches have found only one copy for sale at 495! The map is printed on three conjoined sheets of heavy paper and is in a strong and excellent state. The margins are very wide. Engraved area 515 x 620 mm. Overall sheet 620 x 780 mm. Has hundreds of world-wide maps available with over 1,000 of the UK alone. The item “THE CHANNELL BETWEXT ENGLAND ET FRANCE, ANTIQUE CHART VAN KEULEN c1666. RARE” is in sale since Wednesday, October 11, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theoldmapman” and is located in Weston-super-Mare. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Age: 1650-1700
  • Colouring: Hand Tinted
  • Original/Repro: Original
  • Country/Region: ENGLAND & FRANCE
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Map Type: SEA CHART
  • Size: Elephant folio
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