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Jean Boisseau:  Guinee &c.

Maps of West Africa


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Title: Guinee &c.

Map Maker: Jean Boisseau

Place / Date: Paris / 1643

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $145.00

Inventory ID: 35157op


Description:

Rare map of part of West Africa, which appeared in Boisseau's Tresor des carte Geographiques, published in Paris.

The map is based upon Jansson's map, published in his Atlas Minor in 1628.  The first French version of the map was published by Jean Boisseau in 1643, followed by this rare map by Picart, first published in 1651. 

The map is extremely rare, with no appearances in AMPR in the past 30 years.


Condition Description: Minor offsetting


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Maps of West Africa