Auction 107, Lot 278

"Insulae Promontorii Viridis Hispanis Issas de Cabo Verde, Belgis de Soute Eylanden", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1662 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

A beautiful sea chart of the important Cape Verde Islands embellished with rhumb lines, compass rose and two strapwork cartouches featuring cherubs and birds. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Slight show through of text on verso. Short fold separation well away from map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/9/2004