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Henri Chatelain:  Vue et Description du Cap de Bonne Esperance. Le Fort de Bonne Esperance des Hollandois au Cap

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Title: Vue et Description du Cap de Bonne Esperance. Le Fort de Bonne Esperance des Hollandois au Cap

Map Maker: Henri Chatelain

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1719 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 15 x 8.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $375.00

Inventory ID: 48384


Description:

Striking view of the Cape of Good Hope, with Dutch ships in the harbor and Table Mountain in the background.  A night view of the Dutch Fort at the Cape is shown below.

Chatelain's Atlas Historique, published in 7 volumes at the beginning of the 18th Century, was one of the most widely distributed and lavishly illustrated general works of its kind published in the 18th Century.   While historical in nature, it includes many topical and up to date maps and a detailed treatment of history, right up to modern times. 


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