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Auction 188, Lot 732


"Royaume de Congo, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Central Africa

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: L'Afrique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles et Exactes...

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 7.9 inches
26.4 x 20.1 cm
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Attractive map of Gabon, the Congo and Angola from Cape Lopez and Sao Tomé to approximately the border with present-day Namibia. The map is fully engraved with mountains, rivers, forests and trails and decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON I F [13].

Condition: A

A nice impression issued folding, now flat, with faint offsetting. The right margin has been extended with old paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $23

Closed on 6/22/2022