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Barent Langenes:  Insulae Capitis Viridis (Cape Verde Islands)

Maps of African Islands


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Title: Insulae Capitis Viridis (Cape Verde Islands)

Map Maker: Barent Langenes

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1612

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $125.00

Inventory ID: 40355


Description:

Nice example of this early state of Barent Langenes map of the Cape Verde Islands, which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes Caert-Thresoor, published in Middelburg. 

Langenes's map was first issued in his Caert-Thresoor and later re-published by Bertius in his Tabularum Geographicarum, beginning in 1600, with the total number of appearances of this map running to no less than 12 appearances between 1598 and 1650 in the two works by Langenes and Bertius.


Condition Description: One minor wormhole


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