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Auction 105, Lot 526

"Carte Particuliere des Costes de l'Afrique qui comprend une Partie de la Guinee et Partie de Mina &c.", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Neptune Francois

Color: Hand Color

31 x 19.7 inches
78.7 x 50 cm
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A large and magnificent chart that details the coastline in the vicinity of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The interior is blank with all details along the coastal areas. Arrayed with rhumb lines plus two compass roses beautifully highlighted in gold. A large and very striking chart on two sheets, joined.


Condition: A

Beautiful dark impression and fine original coloring.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/3/2003