Auction 113, Lot 786

"Vue & Description de la Ville de Lovango Dans Le Royaume de Congo avec Plusieurs", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

17 x 14.3 inches
43.2 x 36.3 cm

This folio sheet contains a large view of the fabled city of Lovango at top and 10 vignettes of the people and ceremonies of the kingdom of Congo with French text descriptions.


Condition: B

Crisp impression. Faint toning along fold and a couple of unobtrusive spots. Couple of tears in blank margins, closed with brown paper or cello tape, one just touching image at bottom right.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 12/7/2005