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MAP #: 166G5

CARTOGRAPHER : GOOS, PIETER

DATE: 1666

SHORT TITLE : PAS CAERTE VAN NIEU NEDERLANDT EN DE ENGELSCHE VIRGINIES

REMAINING TITLE & ID : VAN CABO COD TOT CABO CANRICK (CARTOUCHE, UPPER LEFT CORNER). THREE SCALES IN DUTCH, SPANISH AND ENGLISH & FRENCH MILES (IN SCALE CARTOUCHE, LOWER RIGHT CORNER, SHOWING FIGURES HOLDING A SOUNDING LEAD, CHAIN, DIVIDERS AND OTHER NAVIGATIONAL INSTRUMENTS). TWO COMPASS ROSES AND TWO SHIPS ARE SHOWN (IN THE OCEAN PORTION OF THE CHART). THERE IS NOTHING ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE (NOT SHOWN). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1666(1661)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : AMSTERDAM
PUBLISHER : PIETER GOOS
LANGUAGE(S) : DU
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 42.5 X 52.4 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 47 X 57 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,850,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : BASED ON LATITUDE
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-474 (ED.2)
# 2 : G1399-163 (ED.1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : CH016-HGUE (ED.2)
# 2 : A018-NG2 (ED.1)
REGION CATEGORY : PART OF A GENERAL MAP OF SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : JOHN SMITH DERIVATIVE (11)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN IN SHADING.
CARTOUCHE : ADORNED PLASTERWORK (15)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 161L5
BEST INFO SOURCE : KOEMAN, PHILLIPS & VERNER ARE THE MOST HELPFUL.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS THE SECOND EDITION OF A CHART ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1661 BY JOHANNES AND GIELES VAN LOON. IT IS IDENTICAL AS TO GEOGRAPHY AND NAMES AND DIFFERS PRIMARILY BY THE ADDITION OF A SCALE CARTOUCHE IN THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER AND THE ALTERATION OF VARIOUS OTHER DECORATIVE FEATURES. THIS CHART, COVERING FROM CAPE COD TO CAPE HATTERAS, INCLUDING ALL OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, WAS PUBLISHED AS MAP #33 IN GOOS' DE ZEE- ATLAS OFTE WATER-WERELD,... FROM 1666 UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1675, THEN BY HIS WIDOW AND SON AND/OR OTHERS UNTIL 1683. KOEMAN DOES NOT NOTE ANY CHANGES IN THIS CHART IN ALL THE COPIES HE EXAMINED. ALTHOUGH HE STATES THAT MOST OF THE CHARTS WERE COPIED FROM DONCKER'S ZEE-ATLAS, THIS PARTICULAR ONE IS CONSIDERABLY DIFFERENT. THE LOON-GOOS CHART IS SOMEWHAT MORE ACCURATE THAN THE DONCKER'S CHART OF 1660, BUT IT WAS STILL SO SCHEMATIC AS TO HAVE BEEN DANGEROUS TO USE FOR NAVIGATION.

LATER ISSUES WERE PUBLISHED IN 1667 (IN GOOS' L'ATLAS DE LA MER), 1668 (IN GOOS' THE SEA-ATLAS OR THE WATTER WORLD, AND IN HIS DE ZEE-ATLAS), 1669 (IN GOOS' DE ZEE-ATLAS OFTE WATER-WERELD), 1670 (IN GOOS' THE SEA-ATLAS OR THE WATTER-WORLD AND IN HIS L'ATLAS DE LA MER), 1672 (IN GOOS' DE ZEE-ATLAS OFTE WATER WERELD), AND IN 1683 (VERNER NOTES THAT THE PLATE OF THIS CHART WAS USED BY ROBIJN IN HIS ZEE ZEA ATLAS AQUATICA DEL MAR, AMSTERDAM, 1683, WITHOUT ANY CHANGE IN THE PLATE).

KOEMAN THINKS THE GOOS SEA ATLAS WAS INTENDED FOR THE BOOK LOVER RATHER THAN FOR THE SEAMAN. IT IS ALWAYS ELABORATELY COLORED. GOOS' SEA ATLAS WAS COPIED BY JOHN SELLER IN 1670. COPIES OF GOOS' SEA ATLAS WERE PUBLISHED WITH DUTCH, FRENCH AND ENGLISH TEXTS.

THE REPRESENTATION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA IS TAKEN FROM SMITH'S MAP (SEE MAP # 112S5) WITH MANY OF HIS NAMES. THE RIVERS FLOWING INTO THE BAY ARE MOSTLY SHOWN SCHEMATICALLY ONLY BY INDENTATIONS, EXCEPT FOR THE JAMES (CALLED THE POUHATAN) AND THE POTOMAC (SPELLED PATAWOMECK). THE JAMES IS MUCH TOO WIDE IN RELATION TO THE OTHERS. THE ENTIRE DELMARVA PENINSULA AND ALL OF PRESENT MARYLAND IS ENTITLED "VIRGINIA". NO SOUNDINGS ARE GIVEN, ALTHOUGH SHOALS ARE INDICATED BY DOTTED LINES.

DATA IS FROM KOEMAN, VERNER, PHILLIPS AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES OF BOTH EDITIONS IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THERE ARE AT LEAST TWO EDITIONS OF THIS MAP, OF WHICH THIS IS THE SECOND. THE DIFFERENCES ARE SOLELY IN THE DECORATION AND IN THE SCALE CARTOUCHE.

ED. 1 - (1661) - PUBLISHED BYT JOHANNES & GIELES VAN LOON, THE MAP IS ENTITLED "PAS CAERTE VAN NIEV NEDERLANDT EN DE ENGELSCHE VIRGINIES; VAN CABO COD, TOT CABO CANRICK. t'AMSTERDAM, BY IOHANNES VAN LOON, PLAETSNYDER EN ZEE: CAERTMAECKER." THIS EDITION HAS THREE SCALES, BUT NO SCALE CARTOUCHE IN THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER. THE TWO SHIPS SHOWN IN THE OCEAN AREA ARE SMALLER THAN THOSE OF THE SECOND EDITION. SEE MAP #161L5.

ED. 2 - (1666) - ENTITLED "PAS CAERTE VAN NIEU NEDERLANDT EN DE ENGELSCHE VIRGINIES VAN CABO COD TOT CABO CANRICK.", THIS CHART DOES NOT GIVE GOOS' NAME. IT ADDS A SCALE CARTOUCHE IN PLASTERWORK AT THE LOWER RIGHT, WITH FIGURES HOLDING NAVIGATIONAL GEAR. THE FIGURES IN THE TITLE CARTOUCHE ARE REVERSED. THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN.

DATA IS FROM PERSONAL OBSERVATION OF THE MAPS IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : HFC HAS A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THIS SECOND EDITION ON THICK PAPER WITH THE CARTOUCHES AND DECORATIONS IN COLOR AND THE GEOGRAPHY IN OUTLINE COLOR. IN ADDITION, HFC ALSO HAS A BEAUTIFUL COPY IN OUTLINE COLORING OF EDITION 1. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO IDENTIFY WHICH ISSUE IT IS, SINCE ALL THE ISSUES WERE IDENTICAL. IT HAS AN HFC ACQ. # OF A018-NG2 AND A MdHR # OF G1399-163.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : HUMPHREYS, A.L., OLD DECORATIVE MAPS AND CHARTS, LONDON, HOLTON & TRUSCOTT SMITH, LTD., PP. 42-43, PLATE 63 (IN COLOR), 1926; KOEMAN, ATLANTES NEERLANDICI, IV, PP. 192-214, GOOS 1B (MAP 33); PHILLIPS, ATLASES, I, #473, P. 227 (MAP 33) (1666 ED.), #474, P. 228 (MAP 32) (1666 ED), #481a, P. 233 (MAP #15) (1670 ED.), V, #5692, P. 55 (MAP #33) (1669 ED.); NEBENZAHL K., COMPASS # 11, DEC., 1966, ITEM 9; ARADER, G., CATALOG # 28, JULY, 1981, ITEM #47; SWEM # 74; SABIN # 27962; TIELE #339; MACPHERSON, P. XVI; ASHER #23; STOKES & HASKELL, P. 8; VERNER, COOLIE, UNPUBLISHED NOTES ON THE MAPS OF VIRGINIA.

April 8, 1988


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