"Guinee", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'Univers
Color: Black & White
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.
Very sharp impression.