"Partie Occidentale d'Afrique ou se Trouve les Isles Canaries, et du Cap Verd…", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1705 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Curieux
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 8.8 inches
32.5 x 22.4 cm
This uncommon map of western Africa provides a surprising amount of information. The Canary and Cape Verde Islands are prominently featured, as are the kingdoms along the Guinee coast that were so important to European trade.
Sharp impression printed on ivory toned paper. There is an ink stain in the bottom margin.