When released, this Portuguese influence was under increasing pressure from other Colonial powers, but her early habit of intermarriage with the local natives gave them a long lasting trade advantage they never lost. A pleasing example, displaying light signs of age, pleasant uniform toning, a soft and subtle age patina.
Scale of measurement given inish Leagues & German miles. In near VG or better condition, overall clean, well preserved and very attractive. Original fold line as issued. 19 1/2" x 13 1/2". Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.Norwich, Maps of Africa, 316. Tooley Landmarks of Mapmaking, p. 154 (large color fold-out with insightful historical commentary). Rhyiner Collection of maps, Bern, Switzerland, online ref.
Library (their example with territorial hand coloring in outline). Van der Kroogt, Atlantes Neerlandicic, 8700:1A.We do not sell modern reprints. The item "Guinea West Africa St. Thomas Sierra Leone ships c. 1606 Hondius Mercator old map" is in sale since Friday, August 25, 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.