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Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map

Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map
Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map
Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map

Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map

[first appearance 1607, Amsterdam] -Cartography by J. Charming and uncommon early 17th century antique copper engraved miniature map.

Fascinating example of an early 17th century Dutch copper engraved map plate moving from Holland to London and being used by different publishers continuously over a 30+ year period. Variant text on reverse as always. Map displays overall age toning and light damp staining, less than perfect example but still nice looking and worthy of ownership.

Bottom left corner has 2 backing with old paperr to strengthen and slightly extend (see scan of reverse of map). Longitude and latitude graduations surround the map. 12"H x 7 3/4"W.

5 1/2"H x 6 3/4"W. We do not sell modern reprints. The item "Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map" is in sale since Wednesday, January 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover, New Hampshire.

This item can be shipped worldwide.


Africa Congo interior lakes 1626 Purchas Hondius scarce miniature map