Dec 07 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2655 -

Sale 2655 - Lot 29

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
(CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND.) Pieter Goos. Paskaerte van Nova Granada en t'Eylandt California. Double-page engraved chart of California pleasantly designed and balanced with rhumb lines, scaled borders, and attractive carto-ornamentation. 20x24 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; original hand-color with gold highlights; a touch of foxing and offset, but overall very handsome condition. Amsterdam, 1666

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"This is one of the most desirable of all California as an island maps… [one of] the first folio maps devoted to this curious cartographic phenomenon" -- Burden 391; McLaughlin 36 (cover illustration).