Auction 126, Lot 768

"Royaume de Congo, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.9 inches
26.7 x 20.1 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 Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 12/3/2008