Paskaart van de Kuste van, Gualate en Arguyn. Beginnende van C. Bajador tot C. Blanco. Seer Nau-Keurigh op-gestelt.
Place Published: Amsterdam
Date Published: 1681
Description: Sea chart. Copper plate engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 20" x 22.75".
Comments: Beautifully rendered sea chart with north oriented to the left. Shows the northwestern coast of Africa, along Western Sahara from Cape Bojador to Cape Blanc. Features rhumb lines, a compass rose, depths and a decorative ship. Ornate title cartouche shows two main figures, one in hunting garb and the other a merchant with a camel. A hunting scene ensues in a vignette above the title. The scale cartouche is decorated by a mermaid. Minor aging along edges.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 220845