1646 Hondius/Janssonius - Africae Nova Tabula

SOLD: Highly decorative mid-17th century map of Africa

Title:

Africae Nova Tabula

Map maker:

Henricus Hondius, Jan Janssonius

Place and Year:

Amsterdam, 1646

Dimensions:

50.8 x 38.1 cm (20 x 15 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Janssonius's richly decorated map of Africa published by Henricus Hondius in his folio atlas of the 1640s. Here in its fifth state with Latin text on the verso.

CONDITION NOTES

Some toned areas, remnants of old stains in lower margin, otherwise a fresh example; remnants of hanging tape on the verso.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00163

REFERENCES

Betz #58. Norwich #29 & #34. Tooley, pp 53-54.

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