Auction 107, Lot 533

"Pascaarte van Guinea van Capo Verde tot Capo de bon Esperance", Colom, Arnold

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication: Zee Atlas

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 25.2 inches
55.4 x 64 cm

Superb sea chart of the west coast of Africa from one of the most important Dutch sea-atlases. The Zee Atlas is one of the largest format sea-atlases published in Amsterdam of the period, and also one of the scarcest. A handsome chart with two compass roses and rhumb lines providing excellent detail of the coastline.


Condition: A

Superb old color highlighted in gold leaf. Printed on good sturdy paper, lightly toned with short fold separations on fold closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,000


Closed on 6/9/2004