Auction 127, Lot 770

"A Chart of the Grain Ivory & Quaqua Coasts in Guinea, from Cape St. Anne to Teen Pequene", Mount & Page

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication: English Pilot, Part V

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.8 inches
52.1 x 42.7 cm

This is an uncommon English coastal chart engraved by Francis Lamb. It covers the coast from Malegete (Sierra Leone) to the Ivory or Tooth Coast (Cote d'Ivoire). An inset map at upper right continues the coverage with the Band and Quaqua Coast (Gold Coast, Ghana). The handsome map has a strapwork title cartouche, two compass roses and rhumb lines.

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Condition: B+

The thick, sturdy paper has a bit of faint uneven toning, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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