"Cafrerie et Monomotapa", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Africa - Southern
Period: 1663 (published)
Color: Black & White
4.8 x 4 inches
12.2 x 10.2 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. Decorative title cartouche.
Beautifully handwritten French notes on verso from a previous owner. Light damp stain in top margin, just touching neatline. Two ink stains at paper edges, well away from image.