"Abissinorum, sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperium", Mercator/Cloppenburgh
Subject: Africa - Central
Period: 1630 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
9.8 x 7.3 inches
24.9 x 18.5 cm
Charming map of the legendary land of the Christian king, Prester John. The Nile is shown with its source in the twin lakes of Zaire and Zaflan. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche.
Impression is a bit uneven and there are a couple of unobtrusive spots in bottom border.