Auction 148, Lot 436

"Carte des Isles du Cap Verd Dressee sur les Journaux et les Remarques des plus Habiles Navigateurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 8.5 inches
28.4 x 21.6 cm

Charming small map of these important Atlantic islands showing topography, ports, and towns. The chart is centered on a fine compass rose and adorned with a delicately engraved title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Issued folding on watermarked paper

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014

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