Auction 124, Lot 704

"'T Koninkryk van Congo, enz", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Africa - Central

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.8 inches
26.7 x 19.8 cm

Attractive map of Gabon, the Congo and Angola from Cape Lopez and Sao Tomé to approximately the border with present-day Namibia. The map is fully engraved with mountains, rivers, forests and trails and decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Anthony d' Winter.


Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color and a couple of insignificant spots in the map. The margins have some very faint damp stain.

Estimate: $120 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/7/2008