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HONDIUS, H. - Africae nova Tabula.

HONDIUS, H. - Africae nova Tabula.
Africae nova Tabula. - HONDIUS, H.
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Title : Africae nova Tabula..
Map maker : HONDIUS, H..
Date : Amsterdam, 1646.
Size : 16.1 x 21.7 inches. / 41.0 x 55.0 cm.
Colouring : In attractive original colours.

Description :Fine map of Africa, it's the issue of Jodocus Hondius map, without the decorative borders. There are six ships in full sail on the Atlantic and one to the south of Madagascar. Flying fish and various monsters decorate the sea. Neptune and a mermaid are riding the waves lower left.

The map represents a considerable advance in the detail and accuracy of Africa from Hondiusí prior maps; With a more rounded southern Cape, the naming of the Rio de Spiritu Santo and of the CuamaRiver, the insertion of Zimbaos and alteration in the shape of Madagascar.
The Kingdom of Monomotapa fills the entire southern tip of Africa. However, the map is also filled with fictitious rivers and mountains and shows the origin of the Nile conforming to the Ptolemaic tradition of twin lakes located below the equator.
Norwich, Maps of Africa, map 34.
Condition : Wide margins. Paper very slightly age toned and stained, but paper strong and sound. Attractive original colours.

ID: 09423

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