"La Guinee et Pays Circomvoisins; Tires de Mercator, de Blommart &c.", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12 x 6.5 inches
30.5 x 16.5 cm
Attractive copper engraved map of the Guinea coast including Guinea, Benin and Congo. Nicely detailed and decorated with a title cartouche that credits Gerard Mercator and Samuel Blomaart, an African trader and a West Indies Company director, for the information. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter.
Narrow (1/8") side margins, as issued.