West Africa coastline- Gold- Ivory- Slaves- Benin - St. Issued Amsterdam, 1628 by J.
Engraved by van der Keere or A. Latin text on verso as issued p.Fine and appealing early 17th century map. With what appears to be early or very old hand color, possibly original.
A scarce map, newly re-engraved from earlier versions issued for Mercator, and thus a variant to others of a similar title. Numerous variants of this exist.In near VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive. Koeman 194 , Atlantes Neerlandici: This is the first of a series of entirely new editions. The maps are engraved by Van der Keere and A. Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. We do not sell modern reprints.
The item "Guinea Gold Coast West Africa 1628 Mercator old rare antique hand color map" is in sale since Tuesday, August 22, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover. This item can be shipped worldwide.