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(SALE) Antique map / Guinea Ghana / Virtual Rare Map Fair

€350.00

Title: [Old Antique map of the Guinea coast] Guinea Nova Descriptio.
Author: Hondius, J.
PlaceAndYear: Amsterdam, 1609.
Description: Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612). Geographer, engraver, founder of the Hondius publishing house. Worked in England as engraver. Returned in 1593 to Amsterdam, acquired the plates of Gerard Mercator's Atlas. First editon in 1606.

Jodocus Hondius’ map of Guinea is probably the most attractive map of this area. An inset with a elaborate strapwork border depicts the island of S. Thomas.Further embellished with two strapwork cartouches, a gallion and a canoe.
Dimensions: 345 x 490 mm
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: very good

PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 475.- TO EURO 350.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA
  • Number: 1012529
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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