Auction 111, Lot 686

"De Cust van Barbaria, Gualata, Arguyn, en Geneheo, van Capo S. Vincente tot Capo Verde", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Eastern Atlantic

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: De Zee-Atlas ofte Water Waereld…

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 16.6 inches
51.3 x 42.2 cm

Fine sea chart covering from Lisbon Portugal to Cape Verde including the Cape Verde, Canary, Madeira and Azores Islands. North is oriented to the left. The handsome chart is adorned with a large title cartouche flanked by a lion and a leopard, and in the sea are sailing ships, a compass rose and rhumb lines.

References: Phillips (A) #468-16.

Condition: A

Good impression and margins. Tissue repairs on centerfold.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/8/2005