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WIT, F. de. - Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula.

WIT, F. de. -  Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula.
Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula. - WIT, F. de.
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Title : Totius AFRICAE Accuratissima Tabula..
Map maker : WIT, F. de..
Date : Amsterdam, 1680.
Size : 19.3 x 22.6 inches. / 49.0 x 57.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive strong original colours.

Description :The map became the standard for subsequent maps of Africa, and was reissued with minor changes over the next 30 years. The map is very detailed with a comprehensive network of waterways and mountains and so on - mostly fictitious. There are numerous place-names along the coasts and in the interior where lions, elephants and other creatures are shown.
The origin of the Nile is based upon Ptolemy. The kingdom of Monomotapa comes down a far as the Rio de Infante. There are few names in the interior of the Cape.
Decorative title cartouche and a number of animal vignettes within the map.
Condition : Repair of small spits lower and upper part of the center fold. Very good condition. Printed on heavy paper.

ID: 35789

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