Auction 112, Lot 707

"[Lot of 2] Het Westelyk gedeelte van het Oude Vaste Land… [with] Partie Occidentale de l'ancien Continent, depuis Lisbonne jusqu' a la Riviere de Sierra Leona; avec l'Isle Madere, les Isles Canaries et celle du C. Verd", Various

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1775-85 (circa)

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Size:
8.5 x 12.5 inches
21.6 x 31.8 cm

Two nice maps of the northwest coast of Africa with Madeira, the Canary and Cape Verde Islands. First by Willem Albert Bachiene includes decorative title and scales cartouches and is nicely colored in outline with uncolored cartouches. Second is an uncolored map by Rigobert Bonne that graphically depicts the coastal currents. Size varies slightly.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/28/2005

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