Catalog Archive
Auction 95, Lot 344

"Afrique ou Libie Ulterieure ou sont Le Saara ou Desert, Le Pays des Negres La Guinee, &c", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1660 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 6.9 inches
28.7 x 17.5 cm

Charming map of western Africa featuring the Sahara Desert, the Niger River and the coast of Guinea. The map is filled with detail, much of it fictitious. Title in wreath style cartouche.


Condition: A

Close margins as issued with browning at paper edges. Attractive old color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/13/2001