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Auction 118, Lot 877

"Guinea", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

Charming small map of the west coast of Africa covers the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon. The island of Sao Tome is shown in detail in an inset with interesting border. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of this pocket atlas. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Fine example with dark, early impression and beautiful coloring.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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