Bristol Channel Antique Chart Pieter Goos
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Title: Cust van ENGELANDT Van Lezard tot Engelands Eyndt, de Sors: linges, ende Canaal van Brestou, als mede hoe zy van Yerland gelegen syn.
Publication: De Lichtende Groote Columne ofte Zee-Spiegel, Nieuwe en Groote Lootsmans Zee-Spiegel, page 40.
Description: Hand coloured chart featuring the Bristol Channel South Wales and Ireland. Larger scale inset of the Isles of Scilly. English, Dutch and Spanish miles.
Condition: Good paper, bold imprint, folding copy as published, small margins. Later hand colouring, some offsetting and reinforcing to centrefold.
Image size: 425 x 532mm
16.75 x 21" approx.
Order No. 3295
Sea chart of The Bristol Channel by Pieter Goos
Son of Abraham, he contuinued his father's business and became one of a the group of well known engravers of sea charts in17th century Amsterdam. In common with Colom, Donker and Jacobsz, he published a pilot guide , the 'Zee-Spiegel', basing it on plates obtained from Jacobsz. He published many editions in different languages. Later editions were published by his widow who eventually sold the publishing rights to Jacobus Robijn.