"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.
Attractive color with wide, original margins and light toning.