"Abissinorum Imperium", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Central Africa
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum
Color: Hand Color
5.4 x 3.8 inches
13.7 x 9.7 cm
A charming miniature map of central Africa, showing the extensive river system of the Nile. The source of the Nile is shown as two large lakes south of the equator. Adorned with a decorative cartouche. Latin text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99.
A nice impression with attractive color.