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Auction 92, Lot 348

"Keyserlyk Gezandschap Door de Eerw, Vader A. Fernandez en Tecur Egzy uyt Ethiopien, aan den Konink van Gingiro gedaan", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: East Africa

Period: 1714 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9 x 6 inches
22.9 x 15.2 cm

Finely engraved little map eastern Africa. The twin lakes of Zaflan and Zaire are shown as the origins of the Nile. Pictorial title cartouche shows a king receiving visitors.


Condition: A+

Fine early impression.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/13/2000