Auction 109, Lot 339

"[Lot of 3] Carte des Isles du Cap Verd [with] Les Isles du Cap-Verde [and] Vue du Cap Verd a Trois…", Various

Subject: Cape Verde

Period: 1749-60 (circa)

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1) Carte des Isles du Cap Verd..., J.N. Bellin/J. van Schley, from the Dutch edition of A.F. Prevost d' Exile's "Histoire General des Voyages" The map (11 x 8.2") is centered on a beautiful compass rose and adorned with a title cartouche and lovely hand coloring.

2) Les Isles du Cap-Verde is a small (7.5 x 6.4") hand colored map by Robert de Vaugondy, Paris, 1749.

3) This is an engraving by J. van Schley is composed of four views of Cape Verde on one sheet. Published in Amsterdam, c. 1760. (12.2 x 7.7"), black & white.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004

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