Auction 129, Lot 823

"Partie Occidentale d'Afrique ou se Trouve les Isles Canaries, et du Cap Verd…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 8.8 inches
32.5 x 22.4 cm

This uncommon map of western Africa provides a surprising amount of information. The Canary and Cape Verde Islands are prominently featured, as are the kingdoms along the Guinee coast that were so important to European trade.


Condition: A

Sharp impression printed on ivory toned paper. There is an ink stain in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Closed on 9/23/2009