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Auction 168, Lot 677

"Vue & Description de la Ville de Lovango dans le Royaume de Congo avec Plusieurs Particularitez Curieuses Touchant les Moeurs & les Habillemens des Indiens du Pais", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

17 x 14.8 inches
43.2 x 37.6 cm

This folio sheet contains a large view of the fabled city of Lovango at top and 10 vignettes of the people and ceremonies of the kingdom of Congo with French text descriptions.


Condition: A+

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet with a Strasbourg Lily watermark.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018