"De Cust van Barbaria Streckende van C.S. Vincent tot C. Verde", Doncker, Henrick
Subject: Eastern Atlantic Ocean
Period: 1659 (circa)
Publication: De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waerelt
Color: Hand Color
21.2 x 16.9 inches
53.8 x 42.9 cm
This finely engraved sea chart covers from Lisbon, Portugal to Cape Verde, Africa. It also features the important Atlantic islands including the Azores, Cape Verde, Canary, and Madeira Islands. A compass rose orients the map with north to the left. Adorned by a decorative title cartouche and three distance scales.
Trimmed to the neatline all around and entirely backed with old paper. There are a few small centerfold separations and light scattered foxing mostly along the centerfold.