CAPE VERDE 1668 DAPPER ORIGINAL COPPER ENGRAVED MAP

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 27, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
Insulae Promontorii Viridis, Hispanis Issas de Cabo Verde, Belgis de Soute Eylanden.
Fine and decorative copper engraved sea chart of the important Cape Verde 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. The map has been published in the following Travel Book: O. DAPPER Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten van Egypten, Barbaryen, Libyen, Biledulgerid, Negroslant, Guinea, Ethiopien, Abyssinie .... Amsterdam - Jacob van Moeurs - 1668

Image size approx.: cm 30,9 x 24,8

Paper size approx.: cm 36,1 x 31,8

CONDITION:
- strong pressure

- printed on strong paper

- wide margins

- small foxing

- small browning

- paper with watermark

- in general good conditions

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