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A sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands first published by William Mount and Thomas Page from at least 1729 in the ‘English Pilot First Part, Southern Navigation’. It’s earlier issue was actually by John Seller. This handsome chart illustrates an important location to the Atlantic trade routes. The chart is embellished with a decorative title cartouche, large central compass rose and rhumb lines. Shirley (BL Atlases) M.M&P-1b no. 24.
MOUNT, W. & J. & PAGE, T.

A Chart of The Islands of Cape Verd

W & J Mount and T. Page at the Postern on Tower Hill, London, 1729-[49]
445 x 545 mm., in recent outline colour in good condition.
Stock number: 8573
£ 195
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