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Auction 94, Lot 400

"Guinea", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4 x 5.6 inches
10.2 x 14.2 cm
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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.


Condition: A

Very sharp impression.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/7/2001