Auction 168, Lot 675

"Pas Caert van Congo en Angola Streckende van C. de Lopo Gonzalves tot C. de Bras", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 17.1 inches
52.6 x 43.4 cm

This beautifully engraved sea chart covers the western coast of Africa from Libreville, Gabon, to Lobito, Angola, and locates a number of place names and shoals along the coastline. North is oriented to the left by two compass roses capped with fleurs-de-lis. The decorative title cartouche at top left features two figures and wildlife.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression with original color. There is light offsetting and toning and a short centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/6/2018

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