Auction 129, Lot 826

"Pays, et Coste des Caffres: Empires de Monomotapa Monoemugi, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 7.9 inches
28.7 x 20.1 cm

Charming map of the southern part of Africa fully engraved with mountains, several large rivers and lakes. The kingdom of Monomotapa covers most of the interior and a city of the same name sits on the bank of the Spiritus River. Engraved by A. de Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009