Auction 89, Lot 258

"Abissinorum Regnu",

Subject: Central Africa

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.5 inches
18.3 x 14 cm

Charming little map with a fair amount of detail on the eastern coast, reflecting Colonial trading interests. Below the equator there are the two large lakes where the Nile originates. The map is decorated with a large strapwork title cartouche and lovely original color.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/8/1999

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