Cape Verde Islands Old map Cabo Verde islands by Bonne 1780. Bonne Ingénieur-Hydrographe de la Marine. Plan de La Rade de la Praya. Description: Cape Verde or Cabo Verde Island, Old 1780 copper map with hand coloring and a inlay map of the Natural Harbor of Praya. Info: Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.
It forms part of the Macaronesia ecoregion, along with the Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira, and the Savage Isles. On 30 September 1768, James Cook saw the Island of Bonavista (one of the Cape Verd Islands). Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at Depot de la Marine. Bonne succeeded Jacques Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine in 1773.
Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. 17th -18th Century maps & atlases & prints.ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print. 16.5 x 11.5 inches.
Image app: 13.75 x 9.25 inches. 35 x 23.5 cm. Condition: In antiquarian very good condition, hand colored map on handmade paper with centerfold.
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