RARE SEA CHART OF SOUTH AFRICA WITH THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
“Cimbebas et Caffariae Littora a Catenbela ad Promontorium Bonae Spei“. Copper engraving made around 1680 by Reinier and Josua Ottens. With otiginal hand colouring. Size: 43,5 x 55 cm.
We see the coastline of South Africa west of the Cape of Good Hope. North is on the left on this chart. The large cartouche depicts lions and leopards, as well as Europeans negotiating with Africans. The inset shows the environs of the Cape of Good Hope.
Price: Euro 825,-