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Auction 189, Lot 665

"De Kusten van Guinea, door een Brandenburgs Edelman, met twee Vorstelyke Fregatten Besogt, in't Iaar 1682", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9 x 6.1 inches
22.9 x 15.5 cm
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A fine map of western Africa based upon the explorations of Prussian Otto Friedrich von der Groeben in 1682. The map covers the Sahara Desert, Niger River, coast of Guinea, Congo and Angola with good detail of the coastlines, mountains, forests, and rivers. The large pictorial cartouche shows a rescue and shipwreck off the coast of Guinea.


Condition: B+

A dark impression with some tiny mildew spots. Issued folding.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/14/2022