Auction 169, Lot 741

"Guinee, Grand Pays de l'Afrique, avec Toutes ses Cotes, Havres et Rivieres, Suivant les Memoires les Plus Recens des Voyageurs...", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.4 x 10.4 inches
36.6 x 26.4 cm

This handsome map extends from Senegal to Cape Lopez, just below the equator, including Guinea and part of the Benin Kingdom. Engraved with mountains, rivers and cities and embellished with rhumb lines and a large cartouche featuring natives and animals.

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Condition: B+

A dark impression on paper with the watermark of a large fleur-de-lis coat of arms, light printer's ink residue, minor toning, and several damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/12/2018

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