Guinea Nova Descriptio West Africa Mercator Hondius 1623
Guinea Nova Descriptio West Africa Mercator Hondius 1623. Description: Rare old colored 17th Century map of West Africa shows the regions Guine Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote dIvoire, Ghana and a part of Nigeria, left lower corner a inlay of São Tomé Island. The map shows the African Kingdoms and slave fortifications. Gerard Mercator Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura, was issued in numerous editions. Jodocus Hondius (Latinized version of his Dutch name: Joost de Hondt) (14 October 1563 12 February 1612), sometimes called Jodocus Hondius the Elder to distinguish him from his son Jodocus Hondius II, was a Flemish / Dutch engraver, and cartographer. He is best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe, for re-establishing the reputation of the work of Gerard Mercator, and for his portraits of Francis Drake. He helped establish Amsterdam as the center of cartography in Europe in the 17th century. Authentic Antique Old Maps & Prints from the past See our historic maps of the Centuries of the World continents.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request. 51 x 43.5 cm.
49 x 34.5 cm. 19.25 x 13.5 inches. Condition: Very good, faint browned paper.
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The item "Guinea Nova Descriptio West Africa Mercator Hondius 1623" is in sale since Tuesday, June 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in Europe.
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- Condition: Used
- Cartographer/Publisher: See the description of the map.
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: County Map
- Year: 1623
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Country/Region: Guinea
- Region: Africa
- Topic: Africa