Auction 97, Lot 472

"Partie Orientale d'Afrique ou se trouvent l'Egipte, la Nubie, l'Abissine, et l'Ajan…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.6 inches
32 x 21.8 cm

Detailed copper engraved map covering from Tunis through the horn of Africa and all of the Arabian peninsula. Filled with topography and notations. The Nile and Niger rivers are shown connected. Large drape style title cartouche and a compass rose decorate the map.


Condition: A+

Attractively colored with minor toning in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001