"L'Afrique…", Aa, Pieter van der
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Black & White
11.8 x 8.9 inches
30 x 22.6 cm
Nice map of the continent including the Atlantic islands and just a bit of Brazil. The Nile river is depicted originating in two small lakes named Damot and Dambea. There is considerable detail throughout with several notations. Crisply engraved with a compass rose and a title cartouche featuring elephants, an ostrich and a man wrestling a crocodile.
Slight damp stain in lower border.