Auction 90, Lot 309

"Abyssionorum sive Magni Regis Davidis, quem Vulgo Presbyterum Joannem Vocant Imperium",

Subject: Central Africa

Period: 1600 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 8.2 inches
28.4 x 20.8 cm

A handsome map of the kingdom of the Christian king Prester John in which he is depicted sitting in his throne. Fully engraved with prominent mountain ranges, rivers and lakes and a stipple engraved sea. Small splits on folds, just entering the borders at top and bottom, else fine.

References:

Condition: B

Estimate: $700 - $750

Unsold

Closed on 3/15/2000

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