"Abissinorum sive Pretiosi Ioannis Imperium", Kaerius, Petrus
Subject: Central Africa
Period: 1628 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm
Charming map of the legendary land of the Christian king, Prester John, with his fortified kingdom shown atop a mountain. The Nile River emanates from two large lakes near the "Lunae Montes". Large strapwork title cartouche.
Very light damp stain in margins, professional repair of tiny tear in bottom margin. Very clean with attractive later color.