Auction 96, Lot 467

"Monomotapa et la Cafrerie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
4 x 5.9 inches
10.2 x 15 cm

Charming miniature map of the southern part of Africa fully engraved with mountains, several large rivers and lakes. The kingdom of Monomotapa covers most of the interior. The title is engraved onto a drape style cartouche and two tiny ships sail the seas.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2001

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