An Accurate Chart of Cape Verd Islands, being an improvement of Capt. Roberts’s Draught. Copperplate engraving, under the title Particular Draught of some of the Chief African islands in the Mediterranean, as also in the Atlantic and Ethiopic ocean. Detailed information on the History of the islands included as an inset.In the 16th century the islands became an infamous trading centre for African slaves. Cartographer Emanuel Bowen, published by William Innys et al, 1747.