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  AFRICA 
 African Islands 

ARLETT, William. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of Fuerteventura]
Oceano Atlantico Septentrional. Carta de la Isla de Fuerteventura en las Canarias, levantada en 1835 por el Teneiente Arlett de la Marine R.l Inglesa. Corregida en 1868. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1868. Touch of original colour. 490 x 680mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Folded near bottom, as issued.
A scarce antique chart of Fuerteventura, one of the largest and most detailed antique maps of the island of the period, showing the relief of the mountains with hachuring. Lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12576]    £1,500.00 ($1,885 • €1,709 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 ($1,131 • €1,025 rates)


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