Auction 146, Lot 763

"Abissinorum Imperium", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Central Africa

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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