Auction 100, Lot 449

"A New & Correct Chart of the Coast of Guinea From Cape Verd to Cape Negro", Senex, John

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1728 (published)

Publication: Atlas Maritimus et Commercialis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 19.5 inches
61 x 49.5 cm

Very scarce sea chart of the western coast of Africa from this sea-atlas compiled by Nathaniel Cutler, with the assistance of Edmund Halley. The map provides an excellent view of the Ivory Coast, Gold Coast and Slave Coast with compass roses and loxodromic lines. This fine atlas was only printed once and its maps are rarely seen on the market.

References: Phillips (A) #3298.

Condition: A

Mild crease, reinforced on verso with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2002

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