Auction 93, Lot 353

"Guinee", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.6 inches
10.2 x 14.2 cm

A delightful small map of the western coast of Africa including Guinee, Benin, and Congo. The land is covered with lions, monkeys, elephants and crocodiles, while the sea is filled with sailing ships and flying fish. The title cartouche includes natives, monkeys and birds.

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Condition: A+

Very sharp impression.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2000

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