"Congo Regnum Christian in Africa", Ortelius/Vrients
Subject: Africa - Central
Period: 1609 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
5.5 x 9.2 inches
14 x 23.4 cm
This decorative miniature map of the Congo has amazing detail, decoration; elaborate cartouche, sea monster, and a sailing ship in the stippled sea. Latin text on verso.
References: King, (2nd ed) p. 76.
A little marginal toning and a couple minute wormholes, well away from the map.