Auction 115, Lot 721

"Africae Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Africa

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm

Fine small map is based largely on the work of Hernicus Hondius, with the typical geography of the 16th and early 17th centuries. Delicate title cartouche. Engraved by Abraham Goos. French text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/21/2006

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