Auction 161, Lot 814

"[Facsimile] Geografia dell' Africa", Sanuto, Livio

Subject: References

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 17.9 inches
33 x 45.5 cm

This is a facsimile of one of the most important publications on Africa issued in the 16th century. The maps included were surprisingly accurate for their era and were partly drawn on a special modification of the Donis projection. It features a bibliographical note by R.A. Skelton. 400 pp, including 12 double-page maps. Hardbound in tan cloth with gilt insignia on the front cover and titles in gilt on a black ground along the spine, and a dust jacket.

References:

Condition: A

Contents tight with minor wear to covers and soiling to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/8/2017

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