Auction 109, Lot 688

"[Lot of 2] Cote Occidentale d' Afrique [with] Partie Occidentale de l'Ancien Continent depius Lisbonne jusqua la Riviere de Sierra Leone…", Various

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1749-74 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

First (7.6 x 6.5") is a small map by Robert de Vaugondy, dated 1749, covering Morocco, Western Sahara and the Canary Islands. Second (8.5 x 12.5") is Bonne's map, circa 1774, of Africa's northwest coast with Madira, the Canary Islands and the Cape Verde Islands. Detail is confined mostly to the coast with coastal winds depicted.

References: #1- Pedley #434.

Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2004