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Auction 138, Lot 939

"Livio Sanuto Geograhia Dell'Africa", Sanuto, Livio

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd.

Color: Black & White

13 x 19 inches
33 x 48.3 cm

This is a facsimile of one of the most important publications on Africa issued in the 16th Century, and contains a beautifully engraved title page and maps. The book is from the famous series of atlases and books in facsimile, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Second Series, Volume I, and has a bibliographical note by R.A. Skelton. First edition, 400 pp, including 12 double-page maps. Tan cloth with titles in gilt on a black ground, and clear dust jacket.


Condition: A

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/7/2011