Exceptional old color example of Louis Renard's sea chart of the Indian Ocean, Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, India, etc, from his Atlas de la Navigation.
Gorgeous full color example of this strking map, which was likely engraved by Romein de Hooghe.
The chart is a masterpiece of decorative engraving with illustrations of sailing vessels, 2 compass roses and an elaborate title cartouche. A gorgeous old color example, with wide clean margins.
Old Color. Minor fold split, expertly repaired on verso.
Tibbetts, G.R. #129; Tooley, R.V. (Africa) p.125; Koeman, C. (Atlantes) Ren 1 #20.