The map extends from the southern Sahara desert to Angola, and from the center of the continent to the Pacific. The supposed lake Aquilunda is depicted here, in Angola.On the map, we can see animals, elephants, lions, ostriches etc. A decorative title cartouche with angels, animals, and Poseidon. Dapper was a Dutch physician and writer.
He wrote books of history and geography. His famous book is "Description de l'Afrique", one of the most important work about Africa in XVIIe century. Size with margins : 39,7 x 31,2 cm / 15,3 x 12,2 inches. Very good condition, handed colored.Edition : from "Description de l'Afrique". Amsterdam, edited by Jacob von Meurs.
We send maps by DHL. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected.
Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA 1686 DAPPER Olfert NICE UNUSUAL ANTIQUE MAP 17TH CENTURY" is in sale since Wednesday, December 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.