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VISSCHER N. - Africae accurata tabula ex officina Nic. Visscher.

VISSCHER  N. -  Africae accurata tabula ex officina Nic. Visscher.
Africae accurata tabula ex officina Nic. Visscher. - VISSCHER N.
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Title : Africae accurata tabula ex officina Nic. Visscher..
Map maker : VISSCHER N..
Date : Amsterdam, 1670.
Size : 17.1 x 21.3 inches. / 43.5 x 54.0 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :Fine map of the continent of Africa filled with mythical towns, rivers, and mountains and continues to reflect the Ptolemaic view of Africa.
A title cartouche in upper ight is surrounded by two Africans, one holding a scorpion and the other a cornucopia.
With dedication in lower left to the Dutchman, Gerard Schaep, surrounded by Neptune and mermaids.
The blank spaces are filled with African Animals and the sea full of sailing vessels, flying fish, etc.
Tooley, p. 119-120 . Norwich, # 55.
Condition : Repair of two splits in upper margin, not affecting printed area. Paper slightly washed. Good and dark impression.

ID: 23477

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