Auction 114, Lot 660

"Regna Congo et Angola", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.6 x 11.3 inches
34.5 x 28.7 cm

Lovely map covering the region of modern-day Gabon, Congo, Zaire and Angola. The map is based on Bleau's map of 1662. It is embellished with six sailing ships, and wild animals roaming the interior. The large title cartouche includes several figures and animals.

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Condition: A

Tiny bottom fold separation, not affecting map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/1/2006

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