Auction 124, Lot 392

"D'Eilanden van Capo Verde, de Kust en 't Landt der Negeren", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Atlantic - Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 7.6 inches
28.4 x 19.3 cm

This lovely map of the Cape Verde Islands includes the Senegalese coast and inland as far as Tombotu (Timbuktu) with nice detail of the river systems and topography. The Sargasso Sea is noted at the top of the map. The map is adorned with a decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/7/2008

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