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  AFRICA 
 African Islands 

VIDAL, Alexander & ARLETT, William. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Canary Islands]
Costal Occidental de Africa. Hoja II. Comprende desde Puerto Cansado hasta Cabo Bojador y las Islas Canarias, segun los tabajos de Vidal y Arlett de la M.R. Inglesa. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1855. Touches of original colour. 525 x 970mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A large and detailed antique chart of the Canary Islands, showing the relief of the mountains with hachuring. Inset details show Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Arrecife on Lanzarote. Lighthouses are marked in colour. Lieutenant Vidal, a Royal Navy hydrographer, worked his way up through the ranks to become an admiral, and married the daughter of the British consul in Maderia.
[Ref: 12566]    £1,450.00 ($1,881 • €1,673 rates)


VIDAL, Alexander & ARLETT, William. [Antique sea chart of the African coast with Madeira]
Costal Occidental de Africa. Hoja II. Comprende desde el Cabo Espartel hasta Puerto Cansado con la Isla de la Medera y parte de las Islas Canarias, segun los tabajos de Arlett y Vidal de la M.R. Inglesa. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1857-67. Touches of original colour. 525 x 970mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A large and detailed antique chart of Madeira showing from Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar south to Lanzarote, with an inset plan of the approaches to Funchal. Lighthouses are marked in colour. Lieutenant Vidal, a Royal Navy hydrographer, worked his way up through the ranks to become an admiral, and married the daughterr of the British consul in Madeira
[Ref: 12593]    £400.00 ($519 • €462 rates)


VIDAL, Alexander. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of three of the Canary Islands]
Oceano Atlantico Septentrional. Cartas de las Islas de Palma, Gomera y Hierro en las Canarias, levantada por el Capitan A.T.E. Vidal de la M.R. Inglesa en 1837. Corregida en 1868. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1868. Touch of original colour. 485 x 640mm.
Three charts of islands in the Canaries, Palma, Gomera and El Hierro, among the largest and most detailed antique maps of these islands of the period, showing the relief of the mountains with hachuring. One lighthouse is marked in colour. Captain Vidal, a Royal Navy hydrographer, worked his way up through the ranks to become an admiral, and married the daughter of the British consul in Maderia.
[Ref: 12573]    £900.00 ($1,167 • €1,039 rates)


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