Elmina castle was eriged by the Portuguese in 1482 as Castelo de Sao Jorge da Mina, also known as Mina, present day Elmin, in Ghana. It was the first trading place built in the Gulf of Guinea, and became one of the most important etape for the commerce of the slaves in Africa. 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 : 29,5 x 33,5 cm / 11,4 x 12,9 inches. Very good condition, large margins.Edition : from Naukeurige beschryving van gantsch Surie, en Palestyn of Heilege Lant.. Amsterdam, edited by Jacob von Meurs, 1677.
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 "CASTEL DEL MINA GHANA 1677 DAPPER LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED VIEW 17TH CENTURY" is in sale since Friday, March 12, 2021. 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.