"A Chart of the Islands of Cape Verd", Mount & Page
Subject: Cape Verde Islands
Period: 1743 (circa)
Publication: The English Pilot, Part 1 Southern Navigation
Color: Hand Color
21.5 x 17.4 inches
54.6 x 44.2 cm
This handsome chart illustrates the Cape Verde Islands that were so important to the Atlantic trade routes. The chart is embellished with a decorative title cartouche, large central compass rose and rhumb lines.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) M.M&P-1c.
A nice impression with very light soiling and a few minute worm holes only visible when held to light.