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Le Cap de Bonne Esperance: van der Aa 1727

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  • Title: Le Cap de Bonne Esperance
  • Author: Pieter van der Aa
  • Date: 1727
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good - age toning, foxing, issued center fold
  • Inches: 13 3/4 x 11 3/8 [Platemark]
  • Centimeters: 34.93 x 28.89 [Platemark]
  • Product ID: 233192

View of the Cape of Good Hope in Capetown, South Africa by Dutch publisher Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733). Contains a numbered legend beneath image indicating landmarks and structures, and compass rose in bottom left corner.

1. Le Chateau [the Castle]

2. Le Petit Fort [the Small Fort]

3. Montagne du Lion [Lion's Head]

4. Montagne de la Table [Table Mountain]

5. Montagne du Vent [Mountain of the Wind]

6. Endroit ou tous les Bateaux Viennent [Place where all the Ships Come]

A Leide, Chez Pierre van der Aa. [From Leiden, house of Pieter van der Aa]