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[Kolb, Peter and Wandelaar, J.].


Seller ID: 1237

Fine copperplate engraving by J[an] Wandelaar (1690-1759) of an elephant, from the Dutch edition of Description of the Present State of the Cape of Good Hope (1727). "Exact and detailed description of the Cape of Good Hope, containing a very circumstantial account of ... its settlements, harbour, fortress, form of government, extent, and the regions recently discovered in its vicinity; together with an erudite description of the climate and soil of the territory, of its animals, fishes, birds, plants and herbs" (Mendelssohn). Sheet (40 cm. x 25 cm.), plate (30 cm. x 18 cm.) on fine rag paper with good margins. A clean, bright image; simply mounted on white, acid-free mat.

Price: $200.00

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