Africae, Complectens Africam Poprie dictam. Decorative map of the northern coast of Africa including parts of Sardinia an dthe Greek peninsula; by Gerard Mercator, from his rendition of Ptolemy's Geography. Attractive details with sea-monster battle upper left corner, lions in the center, and an ornate cartouche. Originally published in 1578, this is is a later (ca 1695) edition from Francois Halma of Utrecht. With a centerfold, as made for inclusion in the atlas folio.
Some marginal staining and corner folding mostly away from image. Hand-laid paper with chain lines; blank verso. Measurements are of the image; page size is much larger. Please see scan for exact condition of this fine copperplate engraving.Absolutely guaranteed original, antique map over 300 years old. All items are absolutely guaranteed genuine as described. We are members of the American Philatelic Society (APS), the American Stamp Dealers Association (ASDA), and the German Philatelic Society (GPS), are a Colorado corporation (dba Gothic Stamps, Inc) and have been dealing in philatelic and numismatic items since 1992. We cannot mark items as'gift. We are required to put the actual value of the items won on each package. Please look at the postmark when the package arrives. We are professional, full-time dealers in business for many years, and we treat your lots with care and consideration in a timely manner. The item "Mercator Africa Barbary Monster 1695 Antique Map 32527" is in sale since Monday, March 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "germanpostalhistory" and is located in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
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