Auction 148, Lot 435

"Isles du Cap Verd Hispanis Islas de Cabo Verde, Belgis de Soute Eylanden", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1733 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus ad Usum...

Color: Hand Color

19.1 x 14.8 inches
48.5 x 37.6 cm

A beautiful sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands that were so important to the Atlantic trade routes. The chart is embellished with rhumb lines, a compass rose, and two strapwork cartouches featuring cherubs and birds. This map was originally published by Blaeu in 1662.


Condition: B+

Attractive color with wide, original margins and light toning.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 2/19/2014