"Pas Caert van Congo en Angola Streckende van C. de Lopo Gonzalves tot C. de Bras", Doncker, Henrick
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1660 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
A nice impression with original color. There is light offsetting and toning and a short centerfold separation at bottom.