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Rare sea chart of a portion of the coast of Norway, from Bergen to Horrel, by Oriented with north to the left by two compass roses, this chart covers the coastline from Bergen to the High Land of Horrel. While not showing the full fjords, it does provide graphic detail of the navigational hazards along the coast. It is embellished with rhumb lines, a sailing ship and two cartouches.

Anthony Jacobsz Theunisz, also known as Lootsman, was the founder of a firm of Dutch sea chart makers in Amsterdam. His works were designed specifically for use by sea captains and thus are now quite rare.

Condition Description
Professionally remargined and two small holes repaired in the blank sea area and a smaller hole in the in the scale cartouche also repaired, backed with tissue.