Insulae promontorii viridis Hispanis old map Dapper 1686
Title: Insulae Promontorii Viridis.
Description: Early map of the Cape Verde Islands (Cabo Verde) Africa, embellished with a devorative compass rose, and title cartouches with plural cherubs and mermaids and a mile scale cartouche surrounded by a group of cherubs.
Mapmaker: Olfert Dapper (6 January 1636 – 29 December 1689) was a Dutch physician and writer. He wrote books about world history and geography. Origin: Olfert Dapper's "Description de l'Afrique," the first edition in French; black and white, verso blank.
Published: Amsterdam Wolfgangh, Waesbergen, Boom. Someren en Goethals 1686
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Size: Sheet app.: 14 x 11.75 inches. 35.5 x 29.5 cm. Image app.: 12.5 x 9.75 inches. 31.5 x 25 cm. Condition: Fine hand colored engravings in very good condition. Folds as published.