Auction 116, Lot 409

"Insulae Canariae alias Fortunatae dictae", Ogilby, John

Subject: Atlantic Ocean - Canary Islands

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.3 x 10 inches
33.8 x 25.4 cm

This attractive map depicts the Canary Islands, plus Madeira and Porto Santo. It is embellished with a compass rose, rhumb lines and sailing ships and the decorative cartouche features a large family of merfolk.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression with some plate ink residue.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/20/2006

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