Valencia – Catalonia – Languedoc – Provence

by Johannes van Keulen

Rare and superb charting


Date of first edition:  1721 – 1750

Date of this map: 1721 – 1750

Dimensions (not including margins): 51,5 x 59 cm

Dimensions (with margins): 53 x 61 cm

Condition:  Very Good. Strong copper impression on laid paper with nice margins.  Few water stains in margins, not affecting the map. Centrefold as published. Watermark “Hart”

Condition rating: A+

Verso: blank

From: a later edition of Van Keulen’s ” De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fackel.” Ca. 1750. Numbered: ‘VI’ at bottom right.


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van Keulen from Valencia to Toulon

This map covers a large coastal line from Valencia (top left) over Barcelona, Narbonne and Marseille to Toulon (bottom right). It mentions the regions: Vanence, Catalonia, Languedocq and Provence.

Three inset plans at top right of

  • Marseilles (‘De Bay van Marsilien, in ‘t Groot’),
  • Palma de Majorca (‘De Bay van Majorca, in ‘t Groot’) and
  • Mahon (‘Port Maon in’t Groot’) on Minorca

Further a view on the three main Balearic islands: Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca.

Full title: ‘Paskaart, van de Zee-Kusten van Valence, Catalonien, Languedocq en Provence Tusschen C.S. Martin en C. de Toulon, Met de Eylanden Yvica, Majorca en Minorca’ – in a cartouche top right showing several men, with three mile scales. Also with the impressum: ‘T Amsterdam, By Johannis van Keulen … ‘

Typical van Keulen chart with two compasses, many rhumb lines and  indication of sandbanks,  water depth and anchoring possibilities.

Top right a superb cartouche with three figures in rural setting.

Orientation: West.





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