Port Praya Cape Verde 1777 coastal survey engraved map hand color
Port Praya Cape Verde 1777 coastal survey engraved map hand color Port Praya Cape Verde 1777 coastal survey engraved map hand color
$ 60.00

Port Praya in the Island St. Jago, One of the Cap de Verds.

(Africa, Atlantic Islands, Cape Verde, Santiago Island, Port Praya, Coastal Survey).

Issued London, 1777 by Strahan & Cadell.

Charming mid to late-18th century antique map. Engraved with fine hand color.

Decorative nautical feel to the map, a compass rose topped by fleur-de-lys orients north top right, Distance scale below the three line title at top center. Shoals represented, many sounding depths, fort and watering spot identified within the harbor.

Minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.

Sheet measures c. 8 1/2" x 11 1/4"

Engraved area measures c. 6 3/4" x 7 1/4"

[R20573].