Auction 104, Lot 606

"Guinea", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1621 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.7 inches
18.3 x 14.5 cm

A beautiful small map of the west coast of Africa covering the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon with a large decorative inset of I.S. Thomae. Further embellished with a sea monster and strapwork title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/10/2003

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