Auction 121, Lot 802

"Kaart van het Kanaal van Mosambique bevattende het Eiland Madagascar en de Ooetkust van Africa, van de Kaap de Goede Hoop tot Melinde", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

A crisply engraved map of the southern coast of Africa, including the island of Madagascar, and focused on the channel between the island and the coast. The map is inset with a closer view of the coastline from St. Helena top the Cape of Good Hope. The map is decorated with a pair of garlanded cartouches.

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Condition: A

A strong sheet with a minor printer's crease in the upper margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/26/2007

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