Catalog Archive
Auction 123, Lot 774

"'T Land en de Kusten van de Kaffers, de Ryken van Monomotapa, Monoemugi, enz", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

11.2 x 8 inches
28.4 x 20.3 cm

Charming map of the southern part of Africa fully engraved with mountains, several large rivers and lakes. The kingdom of Monomotapa covers most of the interior and a city of the same name sits on the bank of the Spiritus River. Engraved by A. de Winter.


Condition: A+

Superb impression on a strong sheet of laid paper.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008