BLAEU, WILLEM. 1571-1638. Africae nova descriptio. [Amsterdam, 1650 or later].<BR />
Lot 2060
BLAEU, WILLEM. 1571-1638. Africae nova descriptio. [Amsterdam, 1650 or later].
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BLAEU, WILLEM. 1571-1638.
Africae nova descriptio. [Amsterdam, 1650 or later].
Copper-engraved map, hand-colored in outline and vignettes hand-colored, 420 x 565 mm, Dutch text on verso. Toning, two tiny marginal holes. Framed.

Highly decorative map, with 9 African city views along the top and vignettes of native peoples on left and right.
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