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Auction 174, Lot 375

"Carte des Isles du Cap Verd Dressee sur les Journaux et les Remarques des Plus Habiles Navigateurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1746 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.1 x 8.5 inches
28.2 x 21.6 cm
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Charming small map of these important Atlantic islands showing topography, ports, and towns. The chart is centered on a fine compass rose and adorned with a delicately engraved title cartouche.


Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding on watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $35

Closed on 9/11/2019