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Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map

Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map

Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
"NOVA AFRICAE TABULA Auctore Jodoco Hondio". Sailing ships and sea monsters in the oceans. Edited by Jodocus Hondius, in "Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura". Size with margins : 43,2 x 54,2 cm / 16,9 x 21,2 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1623, XVIIe Century, Latin edition.

Condition : good condition, small renforts on the back, strong paper, handed colored. The geography for this map is taken from a variety of sources.

Some of the interior of Africa is based on Mercator's 1595 map of Africa, but numerous additions and changes have been made. Hondius had access to the books of exploration of Africanus, Pigafetta (based on the travel account of Duarte Lopez), Ramusio, De Barros, and others. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.

The item "AFRICA 1623 GERARD MERCATOR/JODOCUS HONDIUS UNUSUAL LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP" is in sale since Monday, November 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Cartographer/Publisher: Gerard Mercator
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1623


Africa 1623 Gerard Mercator/jodocus Hondius Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map