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- Published: Amsterdam
- Published date: 1700
- Technique: Copper engraving / Original color.
- Category: Guinea
- Issue date: 1700
- Type: map
- Size: 490 by 569mm (19¼ by 22½ inches).
- Stock number: 18827
- Condition: In excellent condition.
Article descriptionCopper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash when published. A fine and large and decorative sea chart depicting West Africa with its coastline from Gambia in the north towards Angola and the Congo in the southern part. The antique sea chart is equipped with two compass roses and three sailing ships for decoration. Along the coastline with engraved bays, place names and small islands. This rare map was published around 1700 in Louis Renard's famous sea-atlas. Louis Renard received the copperplates of Frederic De Wit´s maritime atlas. Louis Renard did only minor modifications to the plate of map, he added ,apud L. Renard' below the engraved titles.
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