Aden, Arabiae Foelicis Emporium Celeberrimi Nominis, quo ex India, Aethiopia... [on sheet with] Mombaza [and] Quiloa [and] Cefala.Full sheet size: 52x 39 cm. Map size: 47 x 33 cm. Fine quality copperplated view Aden, Jemen, and three african harbour. Very early view from the two of the best engravers, Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg, with famous contributors, like Georg Hoefnagel. Mombaza [Mombasa island] Coral outrop in the Indian Ocean, near the city of Mombasa, Kenya. QUILOA [Kilwa Kisiwani] Archipelago near the coasline of Kilwa, present Tanzania. Cefala [Sofala] Present Sofala province, Mozambique, sofala was once an important trading port in Portuguese East Africa.
Beautiful hand coloring - light browning on the wide of the paper - outside of the margins. Please view the detailed photo(s) below carefully. If you have any additional questions , please don't hesitate to contact me.The item "1612 ADEN JEMEN KENYA MOZAMBIQUE ISLAND BRAUN HOGENBERG HOEFNAGEL FINE COLOR" is in sale since Thursday, July 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "unicusbooks" and is located in Wien. This item can be shipped worldwide.