Auction 114, Lot 348

"A Chart of the Islands of Cape Verd", Mount & Page

Subject: Atlantic Ocean - Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: English Pilot, Part 1

Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 17.3 inches
54.1 x 43.9 cm

This handsome chart illustrates the Cape Verde Islands that were so important to the Atlantic trade routes. Map is embellished with a decorative title cartouche, large central compass rose and rhumb lines.


Condition: B

Lightly toned with a few unobtrusive spots. Repair on bottom fold separation.

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 3/1/2006