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Samuel Purchas / Jodocus Hondius:  Africae Descriptio

Maps of Africa


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Title: Africae Descriptio

Map Maker: Samuel Purchas /  Jodocus Hondius

Place / Date: London / 1625

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 8 x 6 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $245.00

Inventory ID: 46981


Description:

Striking early map of Africa, with cartouches and sailing ships. 

The map is colored to show the early regional divisions of Africa.

From the 1625-26 edition of Purchas His Pilgrims, one of the seminal early 17th Century English Language travel works. On a 13 x 9 inch sheet with English text, front and back.


Condition Description: Top right corner of image just slightly shaved.


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