Auction 89, Lot 262

"Guineae Nova Descriptio",

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1630-36 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm

Lovely map from this enlarged version of the Atlas Minor. Covers the coast from Sierra Leone to Gabon with an inset of Sao Tome. Decorated with a European ship, a native sailing craft , a sea monster and strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Light mat burn and tiny tear in margin, repaired with archival tape.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $230 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/8/1999

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