Buenavista Island Cape Verde islands Africa 1785 Miniature Coastal Harbor MapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Cape Verde Islands, Buenavista Island, Africa, Spain & Portugal, Harbor Map, Coastal Survey,).
Issued 1785, Saint-Malo, France for Bougard.
Scarce 18th century French miniature woodcut map. Anchorages located as well as some sounding depths.
Charming and very uncommon 235 year old miniature harbor chart of this location. Printed on a page with text surrounding the map and on the reverse as always. This is the only way to own an original example of this almost primitive little map.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 7 3/4" H x 6" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 172.