"Insulae Capitis Viridis", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Northwestern Africa & Cape Verde Islands
Period: 1616 (circa)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
5.3 x 3.7 inches
13.5 x 9.4 cm
A charming miniature map of the Cape Verde Islands and a portion of the northwestern coast of Africa from Mauritania to Senegal. The map is embellished with a strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8980:342.
A fine impression and attractive color with a minor damp stain in left blank margin, far from image.