Auction 98, Lot 412

"Le Cap de Bonne Esperance, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.6 x 8.7 inches
29.5 x 22.1 cm

Charming map of the of the thriving Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope. The map is filled with great detail and labels the places where elephants, rhinoceros, and Hottentots can be found. Large pictorial title cartouche surmounted by a lion and a leopard with a view of the colony.

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Condition: A

Stains in margins, not effecting image.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/6/2002

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