Catalog Archive
Auction 121, Lot 791

"Guinea", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1637 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.25 x 5.75 inches
18.4 x 14.6 cm

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. English text on verso.


Condition: B+

Some soil in margins, a faint spot in map.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007