Auction 129, Lot 822

"La Guinee et Pays Circomvoisins; Tires de Mercator, de Blommart &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

Narrow (1/8") side margins, as issued.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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