Cape Verde Islands

By COLOM, Jacob Aertsz, 1668 

Pascaert vande Soute Eylanden, ofte Ilhas de Cabo Verde

Africa Western Africa
  • Author: COLOM, Jacob Aertsz
  • Publication place: Amsterdam
  • Publisher: Printed By himselfe dwellinge on the Corne-market in the Fyrie-Colom, with Priviledge
  • Publication date: 1668
  • Physical description: Engraved map in fine original outline hand-colour
  • Inventory reference: 3936


A chart of the Cape Verde Islands. First colonised in the fifteenth century, they were a crucial stopping point in the Atlantic crossing and were used by slaving and bullion fleets.


  1. Not recorded in Koeman but c.f. Koeman J. Col 6A for a list of the charts.