Auction 154, Lot 719

"Carte Particuliere des Costes de l'Afrique qui Comprend une Partie de la Guinee et Partie de Mina &c...", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Gulf of Guinea

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Neptune Francois

Color: Hand Color

Size:
31.1 x 19.8 inches
79 x 50.3 cm

This large and magnificent chart details the coastline in the vicinity of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, and Ghana. The interior is blank with all details along the coastal areas. It is arrayed with rhumb lines plus two compass roses. The title cartouche also contains three distance scales. On two sheets, joined.

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Condition: B

On sturdy paper with light offsetting, minor toning, and a couple faint stains.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/16/2015

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