Auction 121, Lot 784

"Het Westelyk gedeelte van het Oude Vaste Land, van Lisbon tot aan de Rivier Sierra Leona; benevens de Madera, Kanarische en Kaap Verdesche Eilanden", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Africa - Northwestern

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 12.5 inches
21.6 x 31.8 cm

An attractive map of the northwest coast of Africa including Madeira, the Canary and Cape Verde Islands, as well as Morocco and the Strait of Gibraltar, and extending to Biafra. The title is contained at top in a graceful cartouche draped with garland, and a decorative scale of miles balances the bottom of the map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/26/2007

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