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