Auction 121, Lot 792

"Pascaarte van Guinea van Capo Verde tot Capo de bon Esperance", Colom, Arnold

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1654 (circa)

Publication: Zee Atlas Ofte Water-Wereldt

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 25.2 inches
55.4 x 64 cm

Superb sea chart of the west coast of Africa from one of the most important Dutch sea-atlases. The Zee Atlas is one of the largest format sea-atlases published in Amsterdam during the period, and also one of the scarcest. A handsome chart with two compass roses and rhumb lines providing excellent detail of the coastline.

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Condition: B

Great old color highlighted in gold leaf. Printed on good sturdy paper, lightly toned with short fold separations repaired by archival tape on the verso.

Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500

Unsold

Closed on 9/26/2007

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