Auction 132, Lot 667

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

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 7.8 inches
26.7 x 19.8 cm

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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $120 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 6/2/2010

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