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Auction 116, Lot 818

"Guinea", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1620 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm
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A beautiful small map of the west coast of Africa covering the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon with a large decorative inset of I. S. Thomae. Further embellished with a sea monster and strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.


Condition: B

Bit of light scattered foxing, mostly in blank margins. Remnants of hinges on verso.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/20/2006