Auction 121, Lot 791

"Guinea", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1637 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: B+

Some soil in margins, a faint spot in map.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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