Auction 113, Lot 784

"Guinea", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming small map of the west coast of Africa covering the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon. The island of Sao Tome is shown in detail in the inset. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of this pocket atlas. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/7/2005