Auction 91, Lot 207

"Pas-Caart vande Soute Eylanden, oste Ilhas de Cabo Verde",

Subject: Cape Verde Islands

Period: 1664 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 17.2 inches
52.6 x 43.7 cm

Handsome sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands. Each island is shown with its harbors and settlements and I. Del Fuogo is shown with its erupting volcano. Strapwork title cartouche supported by a pair of sea monsters, compass rose and rhumb lines. Printed on very thick paper. Short separation on top fold, a bit of faint spotting and a light mildew stain at bottom fold, which is also torn about 1" into the map.

References:

Condition: B

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $550

Closed on 6/14/2000

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