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  AFRICA 
 African Islands 

OWEN, William Fitzwilliam. [An uncommon Spanish sea chart of Madagascar and Mozambique]
Carta de la Costa Oriental de Africa con la Isla San Lorenzo ò Madagascar y Canal de Mozambique desde la Bahia de Lorenzo Marques ó Delagoa, hasta Medanos Colorados... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1843. 925 x 645mm.
A scarce Spanish edition of a chart by Royal Navy Captain William Owen surveyed between 1822 and 1826. It shows the African mainland from Maputo north to the equator, marking Mombasa in Kenya. Madagascar features prominently, but Zanzibar and the Comoros islands are also marked. Owen carried out extensive hydrographic surveys in South Africa and Canada and ended his career as later vice-admiral.
[Ref: 18236]    £1,500.00 ($1,946 • €1,742 rates)


OWEN, William Fitzwilliam. [An uncommon Spanish sea chart of Madagascar and the Seychelles]
Carta de la costa oriental de la isla San Lorenzo ò Madagascar con las de Borbon Francia y Rodriguez y otras islas, bancos y bajos comprendidos en la partie del Oceano Indio.... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1843. 890 x 600mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Stains at centrefold.
A scarce Spanish edition of a chart by Royal Navy Captain William Owen surveyed between 1822 and 1826. It shows the eastern coastline of Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion and the Seychelles. Owen carried out extensive hydrographic surveys in South Africa and Canada and ended his career as later vice-admiral.
[Ref: 18237]    £1,250.00 ($1,621 • €1,451 rates)


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