AFRICA VETUS.

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Nicolas Sanson


Africa Vetus.

Copper plate engraving, 1650.
Image 15 3/8 x 21 3/4" (39 x 55.1 cm).
Good condition save for some minor fox marks in the paper. Hand colored
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 96194
Price: $425.00
Publisher :
A nice example of Sanson's map of ancient Africa. This map shows Africa prior to the European discoveries of the 16th century but on a more modern shape for the continent. The cartouche is flanked with eagles. Maps

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