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Auction 196, Lot 661

"Africae", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: Africa

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 6.1 inches
18.8 x 15.5 cm
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A small map of the continent with the typical inaccuracies of eighteenth century cartography. The map conforms to the twin lake configuration for the source of the Nile. The cartouche includes the pyramids and merchants purchasing ivory, while tiny animals roam the interior and ships sail the seas. Engraved by Jacob Harrewyn.

References: Betz #151; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.PEET-1a #10.

Condition: A

A dark impression.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/7/2024