Auction 121, Lot 793

"Pas Caarte vande Gryen-Cust en Adaows Qua Quaas…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 20 inches
57.9 x 50.8 cm

This sea chart of the west coast of Africa from Sierra Leone to Cape Three Points, Ghana, includes Liberia and the Ivory Coast. The map is superbly adorned with sailing ships, compass roses and the cartouches are surrounded by natives with elephants, ivory, and a lone European.

References:

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a sheet with a few minor creases. The margins and centerfold have been reinforced on the verso, with a repair of the top centerfold, just into map.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/26/2007

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