Auction 108, Lot 281

"Insulae Promontorii Viridis, Hispanis Issas de Cabo Verde, Belgis de Soute Eylanden", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10 inches
31.8 x 25.4 cm

A beautiful small sea chart of the important Cape Verde Islands based on Blaeu's map of the same title. Beautifully embellished with rhumb lines, compass rose and two cartouches featuring cavorting cherubs and mermaids.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/29/2004

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