Auction 88, Lot 332

"Royaumes de Congo et d'Angola",

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm

Crisp copper engraved map of the western coast from about Port Gentil to Lobito. The land is filled with mountains, rivers, and forests with several place names particularly along the Congo River. The ocean is nearly filled with a large title cartouche surrounded by natives, lions, ostriches, elephants and monkeys. Very minor foxing in margins, overall fine condition.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $160

Closed on 10/2/1999

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