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Auction 132, Lot 667

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

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1683 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.8 inches
26.7 x 19.8 cm
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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.


Condition: A

A very sharp impression with some toning in the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 6/2/2010