"Isles du Cap Verd Coste, et Pays des Negres aux Environs du Cap Verd...", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Western Africa, Cape Verde Islands
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: L'Afrique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles et Exactes...
Color: Black & White
11.2 x 7.6 inches
28.4 x 19.3 cm
This is an attractive map of the important Cape Verde Islands and the opposite African coast from Cap Blanc to Sierra Leone. There is a lot of detail along the African coastline, with numerous cities, capes, rivers, and more identified. A fancy decorative title cartouche adorns the bottom of the map.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON I F #16.
A dark impression that is slightly uneven at top with a couple of tiny spots and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.