Rare map of the West Coast of Africa
By LOOTS, Johannes , 1700
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Nieuwe Wassende Gradige Paskaart van Guinea en Angola als meede de C de Bonna Esperanca in’t Groot Neevens een Geproportioneerde Mylschaal noit voor deesen soo gesten tot Amsterdam by Joannes Loots Boekverkooper en Grandboogmaker in de Nieuwenburg steeg in de Jonge Lootsman.

Africa Western Africa
  • Author: LOOTS, Johannes
  • Publication place: Amsterdam
  • Publication date: c1700
  • Physical description: Engraved chart, inset of the Cape of Good Hope, trimmed to left neat line, old fold re-enforced.
  • Dimensions: 630 by 540mm. (24.75 by 21.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1175

Notes

Loots’s very detailed chart of the west coast of Africa, from Guinea to the Cape of Good Hope. With an elaborate inset of the coastline from the Bay of St. Martin to the Cape.

Rare: only one other example known, at Stamford.

Bibliography

  1. Koeman Lts 2 (127).
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