"[Africa]", Honter, Jon Coronensis
Subject: Africa - Northern
Period: 1586 (circa)
Publication: Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschaffer
Color: Hand Color
6.2 x 4.8 inches
15.7 x 12.2 cm
Uncommon Ptolemaic map of the continent. The Nile originates in twin lakes in the Montes Lunae and large mountain ranges dominate the topography. On a full sheet of German text with an illustration of a comet below the map and a medallion portrait on verso, all in original color. Published by Johann Stumpf.
Some discoloration and wormholes in margin.