Guinea Nova Descriptio West Africa Mercator Hondius 1623. Title: Guinea Nova Descriptio Old maps Africa. 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.
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51 x 43.5 cm. 49 x 34.5 cm. 19.25 x 13.5 inches. Condition: Very good, faint browned paper.For the complete Map and Print collection visit our online site. Map and Maps Cartography of the World. Always real antique maps - Always original - Never reproductions. Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech, China, Croatia, Denmark, Dubai, Egypt, Estonia, Finland France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Letonia (Republic of Latvia), Lithuania, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands (Holland), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Servia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine. The item "Guinea Nova Descriptio West Africa Mercator Hondius 1623" is in sale since Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
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