Auction 90, Lot 175

"Insulae Promontorii Viridis, Hispanis Issas de Cabo Verde, Belgis de Soute Eylanden",

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1673 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.2 x 9.7 inches
31 x 24.6 cm

A beautiful sea chart of these important islands based on Blaeu's map of the same title. Beautifully embellished with rhumb lines, compass rose and two cartouches featuring cavorting cherubs and mermaids.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/15/2000

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