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(SALE) Antique Chart of the Red Sea / Virtual Print Fair

€650.00

Title: [Antique map of East Africa] Carte Particuliere de la Mer Rouge &c.
Author: Mortier, P.
PlaceAndYear: Amsterdam, 1700.
Description: Pieter Mortier (1661-1711), Amsterdam bookseller and printer of French descent published a.o.the atlas and the sea-atlas of Sanson-Jaillot and of de l' Isle. The firm continued after his widow's death in 1719 as J.Covens & C.Mortier.A strikingly coloured, large-format sea chart of the Red Sea, southwest coast of Arabia and Africa' s east coast from modern Tanzania in 11o South to Suez in 35.5o North.The fort and island of Mombassa are shown in great detail in seperate insets. Babel Mandel is prominent in the entrance of the Red Sea.A most spectecular chart, issued in the 'Atlas Suite de Neptune Francais'. Ref.: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, part IV, p. 430, entry (19); Norwich, Africa, map 262.
Dimensions: 525 x 755 mm
Reference: Ref.: Koeman, Atlantes Neerla; Norwich, Africa, map 262.
Colouring: bold original colouring
Condition: excellent
PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 950.- TO EURO 650.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA.
  • Number: 1010495
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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