Auction 102, Lot 497

"Guinea", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.2 inches
18.3 x 13.2 cm

A beautiful small map of the west coast of Africa covering the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon with a large inset of "I.S. Thomae". Finely engraved by Petrus Kaerius and decorated with ribbon style title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Lovely old color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/5/2003

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