Auction 90, Lot 307

"Guinee, Grand Pays de L'Afrique avec toutes ses Cotes, Havres et Rivieres, suivant les Memoires les plus recens des Voyageurs…",

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10 inches
35.6 x 25.4 cm

Handsome map from Senegal to Cape Lopez, just below the equator, including Guinea and part of the Benin kingdom. Engraved with mountains, rivers and cities and embellished with rhumb lines and a large cartouche with natives and animals. Impression is a bit weak in areas, else fine.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/15/2000

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