Copper engraving with images ‘Wild Asses at y Cape from Tachard’
Would be zebras from Cape of Good Hope.
‘Plate 205, No. 116, Vol.2, p. 422.’
No engraver name.
From ' A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels: consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.’ This print is from Volume 2, Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea
Published 1745-47 by John Green, Thomas Astley.
Little rust on top border.
21 x 25 cm, on laid paper.
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